Craig D. Margolis Esq.

Arnold & Porter
Margolis, Craig D.

Craig Margolis is a partner in Arnold & Porter's Washington, D.C. office. He focuses his practice on compliance and internal investigations, with a particular emphasis on False Claims Act (FCA) claims, government contracts procurement fraud, health care fraud, tax and securities fraud, political corruption, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He has served as lead counsel in numerous investigations and white collar criminal defense matters, and has handled FCA matters across a range of industries.  As an Assistant United States Attorney from 1999 to 2004, Mr. Margolis prosecuted Medicare/Medicaid and private payor health care fraud and abuse, identity theft, tax fraud, labor organization embezzlement, and environmental crime, among other areas; his work included trials, appellate arguments, and grand jury proceedings.  He received his B.A., from the University of Michigan and his J.D., from Yale Law School.  He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, District of Columbia Bar, Pennsylvania Bar and the U.S. Supreme Court Bar.


Mr. Margolis is author for Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 108, Litigation Practice Portfolio Series (No. 651).  This portfolio volume discusses the preparation for and process for conducting internal and external investigations. A guide to investigation practice and a resource for tackling the difficult issues that arise in managing a complex undertaking, the portfolio examines in depth the early stages of an investigation, reporting guidelines, handling government enforcement agencies and special considerations such as international complications, privilege, legal ethics and whistle-blower protections.