Robert E. Hauberg Jr.

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Meadowbrook Office Park
4268 I-55 North
Jackson, Mississippi 39211
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901 K Street, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Robert E. Hauberg Jr.
 


Robert E. Hauberg Jr. is a shareholder in the Jackson, Mississippi, and Washington, D.C., offices and former leader of the Firm's Government Regulatory Actions Group. He is a member of the Corporate Compliance, Ethics and Crisis Management Practice and the Health Care Government Investigations and the Government Contracts Industry Service Teams. Mr. Hauberg concentrates his practice in antitrust, securities, False Claims Act and RICO litigation; white collar crime; internal investigations including foreign corrupt practices and price fixing; corporate compliance; and litigation for financial institutions, securities broker-dealers, health care and pharmaceutical providers, government contractors, and public officials. He has represented companies and individuals from Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, India, Japan, Kuwait, The Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. He has handled dozens of grand jury investigations and criminal trials, as well as civil trials involving mergers, financial institutions, RICO, false claims by government contractors, whistleblowers and bribery. He has participated in mediation/arbitration matters including the Marvin Frankel insurance fraud litigation, KPMG tax shelters, shareholder litigation, securities suitability, sales of marine equipment, antitrust, health care/pharmaceutical contracts, and federal False Claims Act whistleblower litigation. In 1973, he became an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia and served until 1976, at which time he became a Trial Attorney and then Assistant Chief of the Communications and Finance Section of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. In 1986, he was appointed Senior Trial Attorney and then Senior Litigation Counsel of the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In 1990, Mr. Hauberg was honored by the Department of Justice with a special commendation for his work on major prosecutions by the Dallas Bank Fraud Task Force.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Co-author – "Antitrust" Chapter, District of Columbia Practice Manual (2014 Edition)
  • Panelist – "White Collar Criminal Enforcement: Is The Government More Willing Than Ever To Go To Trial," Southeastern White Collar Crime Institute, Braselton, Georgia (September 12, 2014)
  • Co-author – "State of Mississippi" Chapter, State Antitrust Practice and Statutes, Volume II (Fifth Edition, 2014)
  • Moderator – "Complying with Antitrust Enforcement Orders, Decrees and Agreements - DOJ, FTC and Practitioner Views," DC Bar Panel (December 3, 2013)
  • Co-editor – "Consumer Protection" and "Antitrust" Chapters, District of Columbia Practice Manual (2013 Edition)
  • Author – "Government Lawyers and In-House Counsel: Commission on Ethics 20/20 Changes and Their Effect," ABA Antitrust Law Section (April 10, 2013)
  • Author – "Old Wine In New Bottles: Focuses For Defense Attorneys And Their Clients In White Collar Crime Cases," Managing White Collar Legal Issues (Aspatore Books, Thompson Reuters, 2013 Edition)
  • Panelist – "The ABA's 2012 Changes In Ethics Rules," ABA Antitrust Law Section Spring Meeting (April 10, 2013)
  • Panelist – "Securities Laws Enforcement in the EB-5 Context: SEC Process & Procedures (Chicago Convention Center Case Study)," IIUSA Webinar (February 22, 2013)
  • Moderator – "Town Hall Meeting," ABA Section of Antitrust Law Compliance and Ethics Committee (February 15, 2013)
  • Author – "Suspension And Debarment Under 2012 Appropriations Act," Law360 (October 9, 2012)
  • Presenter – "June Antitrust Update for In-House Counsel," Antitrust Law Section, American Bar Association (July 13, 2012)
  • Co-author – "FCA Cases May Be Lurking Within CMS Refund Obligation," Law360 (May 9, 2012)
  • Moderator – "Antitrust Basics for Non-Antitrust Lawyers," Brown Bag Program, Antitrust and Consumer Law Section of the D.C. Bar (May 1, 2012)
  • Session Chair – "General Counsel Roundtable on Compliance," ABA Antitrust Law Section Spring Meeting (March 28, 2012)
  • Co-author – "When Criminal Defense Fees Come From Insurers ..." Law360 (September 12, 2011)
  • Co-author – "The Pitfalls of Multiple Representations," Law360 (August 8, 2011)
  • Program Chair – "General Counsel Compliance & Ethics Roundtable: Coordinating Consistency In the Multinational Context," ABA Antitrust Law Section Spring Meeting (March 30, 2011)
  • Panelist – "Trouble Is Knock, Knock, Knocking On My Front Door - Responding To Mortgage Fraud Investigations," Mortgage Bankers Association National Fraud Issues Conference (March 29, 2011)
  • Author – "Compelling Disgorgement In Antitrust Cases," Law360 (February 16, 2011)
  • Program Moderator – "Developments in Ethics 2010," ABA Antitrust Law Section Compliance and Ethics Committee Teleseminar (January 13, 2011)
  • Presenter – "PPACA Impact on Enforcement and Fraud Recoveries," Lorman Education Services Seminar, "Understanding the Impact of Healthcare Reform," (December 9, 2010)
  • Presenter – "Government Investigations 2010: Practical Tips For A New Era," Ethics and Compliance Officers Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California (September 22, 2010)
  • Program Moderator – "U.S. Sentencing Commission Changes Affecting Compliance Programs and Recent Developments in Ethics Issues," ABA Antitrust Law Section Teleseminar (July 16, 2010)
  • Presenter – "Antitrust Challenges To Consummated Mergers: 'It's Never Over'," BNA Webinar (April 29, 2010)
  • Program Chair – "Ethics: Judicial Views of Courtroom Ethics," 2010 ABA Antitrust Law Section Spring Meeting (April 2010)
  • Panelist – "Protecting The Attorney-Client Privilege and Attorney Work Product," 2010 ABA White Collar Crime Institute (February 2010)
  • Program Moderator – "Ethics for Prosecutors and Defense Counsel in Investigations and Trials: An International Comparison," ABA Antitrust Law Section Compliance and Ethics Committee Teleseminar (January 2010)
  • Co-author – "Assisting Clients in Government Investigations During a Financial Crisis: An Immediate Look at the Attorney's Role in Resolving the Key Legal Issues Surrounding Government Investigations," Aspatore Special Report, Westlaw (2009) 
  • Program Moderator – "Conflicts of Interest: Ethical Considerations in Multiple Representations and the Revolving Door between the Government and Private Practice," ABA Antitrust Law Section Webcast (June 2009)
  • Speaker – "What Will the Obama Administration Do in the Antitrust Area During the Next Four Years?" TerraLex Trade and Competition Practice Group Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia (May 2009) 
  • Panelist – Georgia ICLE White Collar Crime Conference, "Here's What They Ought to Do: Fraud Priorities of the New Justice Department" (January 2009)
  • Author – "Financial Fraud in the New Century: It's Deja Vu All Over Again," White Collar Crime, Georgia ICLE (2009)
  • Co-author – "Mississippi," State Antitrust Practice and Statutes (Third), - and (Fourth), ABA Antitrust Law Section (2004 and 2009 editions)
  • Program Moderator – "Ethics Developments in Antitrust – From the Boardroom to the Outside Lawyers," ABA Antitrust Law Section Webcast (December 2008)
  • Program Moderator – "Dealing with Whistleblowers in International Investigations: Government, In-House and Outside Counsel Tactics and Ethics," ABA Antitrust Law Section Webcast (June 2008)
  • Program Chair – "Ethics: Dealing with Differences in Legal Privilege Rules in the Wake of Akzo Nobel Chemicals v. Commission," ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting (March 2008)
  • Panelist – Georgia ICLE, Corporate Internal Investigations, "Delivering the News: Whether to Write, What to Say and How to Say It" (March 2008)
  • Contributor, Bank Mergers and Acquisitions Handbook, ABA Antitrust Law Section (2006)
  • Co-author and Panelist – "A Cost Benefit Analysis of Antitrust Compliance Programs," ABA Antitrust Law Section (2006)
  • Author and Panelist – "Responding to an Environmental Investigation," ABA Criminal Justice Section (2004)
  • Author and Panelist – "Enforcement and Ethics: Prosecutions and Penalties Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002," Mississippi Federal Bar Association (2004)  
  • Presenter – "Prosecution and Penalties - Law Enforcement Accelerates as Penalties Become More Severe," Picking Up The Pieces: The Future of Corporate Governance and Public Disclosure Seminar presented by Baker Donelson and Memphis Business Journal, Memphis, Tennessee (October 2002)
  • Presenter – "Standing Issues – Who is a Proper Plaintiff in Antitrust, False Claims and Securities Litigation," Lorman Education Services (2001)
  • Moderator – "Reconciling International Standards For Bribery: The International Olympic Committee Experience," ABA Annual Meeting (July 2000)
  • Author and Panelist – "Internet Securities Fraud and Computer Crime Sentencing," ABA Criminal Justice Section (2000)
  • Panelist – Computer Crime Workshop, ABA White Collar Crime Institute (March 1999)
  • Editor – Sentencing in Antitrust: A Practitioner's Handbook, ABA Antitrust Law Section (1999)

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 1995 in the areas of White-Collar Criminal Defense, Antitrust Law, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law and Commercial Litigation
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2014 Jackson-MS Corporate Compliance Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2013 Jackson-MS Litigation - Antitrust "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Listed in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers since 2014
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers since 2006
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named as one of Washington, D.C. & Baltimore's "Top Rated Lawyers"
  • Named an Outstanding Healthcare Antitrust Lawyer by Nightingale's Healthcare News (2006)
  • Co-Chair – ABA Section of Antitrust Law Compliance and Ethics Committee (2011 – 2013)
  • Member – Mississippi, New York State, District of Columbia (Antitrust and Consumer Law Section Steering Committee, 2011 – 2017), American Bar Association (Criminal Justice Section: Vice Chair, International Criminal Law Committee, 2005 – 2006; Co-Chair, White Collar Crime Committee, Southwest Region, 1996 – 2001; Program Co-Chair, Gaming Enforcement, 1996 – 2001; Co-Chair, Bank and Insurance Fraud Subcommittee, White Collar Crime Committee, 1992 – 1996; Antitrust Law Section: Co-Chair, Compliance and Ethics Committee, 2011 – 2013; Vice Chair, Compliance and Ethics Committee, 2005 – 2011; Chair, Financial Markets and Institutions Committee, 2000 – 2003; Vice Chair, Criminal Practice and Procedure Committee, 1997 – 2000; Criminal Litigation Committee, Litigation Section; Business Law Section), Federal (Member, Government Contracts Committee) and International Bar Associations (Member, Antitrust and Trade Law and Business Crimes Committees, Business Law Section)
  • Member – Securities Industry and Financial Markets Assoc. (Compliance and Legal Division)
  • Member – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 
  • Member – American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member – American-Scandinavian Foundation
  • Member – Danish Club of Washington, D.C.
  • Officer/Board Member – Mississippi Museum of Art, Mississippi Opera, Mississippi Symphony, Yale Law School Alumni Association, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral Vestry
  • Life Fellow – Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

Admissions

  • Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi
  • Mississippi Supreme Court
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First, Second, Fifth, Sixth and Eighth Circuits
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Yale Law School, J.D., 1970
  • Yale University, M.A. in International Relations, 1967
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., 1965, summa cum laude