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David Patrick Vaughn

David Vaughn’s Legal Cases

14 total


  • Theft of Trade Secrets Investigation

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Assisted in leading a large-scale internal investigation to determine whether trade secrets were stolen.
  • Ponzi Scheme Investigation

    Practice Area:
    White Collar Crime
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Conducted investigations regarding persons who may have been involved in a large Ponzi scheme.
  • International Asset Search and Recovery

    Practice Area:
    White Collar Crime
    Outcome:
    More than $1 million recovered
    Description:
    Led a team that searched for assets and recovered them in a very high profile fraud case.
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Investigation

    Practice Area:
    White Collar Crime
    Outcome:
    No FCPA charges brought
    Description:
    Investigated allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in Asia.
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Compliance Review

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Led a team in Asia that reviewed a company's compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by interviewing company employees and suppliers, and reviewing company financial records.
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Due Diligence Investigation

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Assisted a large company by investigating in several countries whether a multi-national company that it was contemplating acquiring had any potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) issues.
  • Insurance Fraud Investigation

    Practice Area:
    Insurance Fraud
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    For an insurance company that had been defrauded of approximately $20 million in fraudulent claims, led an internal investigation to determine whether its employees were involved; led an external investigation to identify the likely culprits; assisted the company in getting federal authorities to investigate the matter; made forward-looking controls recommendations; and handled communications with the company's outside auditor.
  • Whistle-Blower Investigation

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Outcome:
    No evidence found to support allegations
    Description:
    For a major university hospital system, investigated anonymous whistle-blower allegations of bribery or kickbacks in its procurement process.
  • Expert re Sufficiency of Employment Termination Investigation

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    Defense verdict
    Description:
    Retained as an expert witness by a national manufacturer to provide analysis and testimony regarding the investigation the company conducted of alleged employee misconduct prior to terminating the employee's employment.
  • Employee Misconduct Investigation

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    For a publicly-traded corporation, investigated sensitve allegations of misconduct by high level employee.