Mark Racanelli is global Co-Chair of the White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice. Mark has extensive experience in white collar, regulatory, criminal and civil antitrust, and a wide-range of general commercial matters, as a counselor and trial attorney. He has represented large financial institutions and other companies as well as individuals, in internal investigations and criminal and regulatory enforcement matters involving investigations by the United States Attorney’s Offices in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Department of Justice, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the SEC, and FINRA.
Before joining O’Melveny, Mark served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York for five years. During that time, Mark prosecuted a variety of criminal cases—including fraud, money laundering and RICO cases—handled complex grand jury investigations and tried numerous cases to verdict, including trials involving RICO and money laundering charges. In 2005, Mark was an Acting Chief of the General Crimes Unit at the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Mark is an accomplished trial lawyer, having tried numerous criminal and civil cases to verdict in cases involving antitrust, fraud. In addition to Mark’s extensive litigation experience, he has conducted complex corporate internal investigations, provided antitrust counseling, and has experience assisting a monitor of businesses in connection with the resolution of criminal and regulatory investigations.