Ice Miller LLP welcomes Daniel Polatsek, a partner in the firm's Litigation and White Collar Defense and Investigation Groups.
Polatsek's litigation practice focuses on fraud claims, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent transfer and defamation for corporations and senior executives. He has conducted two multimillion-dollar civil RICO trials for a nationally recognized research and development company, a multimillion-dollar fraud trial for a private equity broker and the defense of the single-largest shareholder in an alleged multibillion-dollar fraudulent transfer action.
"Dan has a breadth of knowledge and experience in big litigation and white collar defense cases," said Steve Humke, chief managing partner of Ice Miller. "He regularly handles sensitive corporate governance matters and internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients and will be an asset to the Firm's clients."
In his white collar defense and investigation practice, Polatsek represents large companies, corporate executives, attorneys and other individuals against violations of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, charges of health care, insurance, tax and mail and wire fraud in addition to other crimes. He has experience handling matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices (FCPA), public corruption, conflict of interest schemes, whistle blower claims, breaches of fiduciary duty and other types of corporate malfeasance.
In addition, Polatsek often represents uncharged individuals and companies through the grand jury investigation process.