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About Brandon

Brandon McCarthy concentrates his practice in fraud and white collar crime. As a former federal prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, his experience includes handling allegations of healthcare fraud, conspiracy, anti-kickback violations, Stark violations, securities fraud, investment fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, bank fraud, embezzlement, Qui Tam, cybercrime/large scale corporate identity theft, tax fraud/copyright/trademark infringement, FDA fraud/mislabeling, financial crimes and public corruption.

Prior to joining the firm, Brandon was a federal prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s office for more than eight years. In addition, he was a chief prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office for approximately five years. As a former assistant U.S. attorney, Brandon has experience handling white collar matters, in many cases, he worked in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Department of Labor (DOL), Department of Defense (DOD), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.S. Secret Service, the United States Postal Service (USPS) and the Department of Homeland Security to help large companies investigate white collar crimes.


Publications and Speeches

“What to Do When the Government Comes Knocking,” Dallas Association of Corporate Counsel Annual In-House Symposium, April 21, 2017.

“The FCPA and Anti-Corruption Law Compliance,” presentation to multiple companies on how to stay in compliance with the FCPA and anti-corruption laws in other countries, December 2016.

“When The Government Comes Knocking,” presentation to multiple companies on (1) how to conduct internal investigations; (2) how to prepare for and (3) what to do in the event of a search warrant (dawn raids), grand jury subpoena, civil investigative demand, SEC subpoena, or administrative subpoena, 2015-2017.

“The Forensic Accountant: A Key Witness in the Defense Arsenal,” The Business Valuation, Forensic & Litigation Services Conference, Houston, October 23, 2015.



Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law,
cum laude
Vanderbilt University,

Bar Admissions



Penny Hardaway Hoopfest Benefitting St. Jude
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Hope For Haiti
Highland Park United Methodist Church
Jackson Hole Alpine Ski Team Alumni




The Legal 500 United States
Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense, 2017