Ian Herbert focuses his practice on white collar criminal investigations and litigation, representing both companies and executives through the range of interactions with government prosecutors, regulators, and investigations. Mr. Herbert has been entrusted to handle all aspects of broad, multi-country investigations, including interviews of witnesses, coordination of fact development, complex legal analysis, and interactions with government regulators. 

Mr. Herbert has represented individuals in grand jury investigations and subsequent criminal proceedings, as well as through interviews in internal investigations. He has led subpoena responses and document productions, including interactions with prosecutors and enforcement lawyers on core investigation processes and findings. Mr. Herbert has also represented individuals in federal district and appellate courts, on matters involving federal statutes regarding racketeering, mail fraud, and health care fraud. In 2017, he briefed, argued, and obtained a reversal of a criminal conviction in the DC Court of Appeals.

Prior to joining Miller & Chevalier, Mr. Herbert was an associate at Paul Hastings, where he specialized primarily in FCPA investigations and international arbitration. In that role, he represented multiple companies in cross-border bribery and compliance investigations and successfully defended a $10 million claim in an insurance coverage arbitration.

After graduating from the New York University School of Law, Mr. Herbert was a clerk for the Honorable Catharine F. Easterly in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

  • Coordinated factual development, through document review and interviews, for representation of a Fortune Global 500 pharmaceutical corporation in connection with corruption-related investigations by multiple enforcement agencies in the U.S. and U.K. in various jurisdictions in Europe, Africa, and Asia.  
  • Directed a successful effort to reverse a client’s conviction in the DC Court of Appeals, including identifying appealable issues, drafting the briefs, and arguing the case.  
  • Represents a U.S. businessman in a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act lawsuit against a foreign government and successfully defeated a motion to dismiss brought on sovereign immunity grounds.
  • Intern, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, 2012 
  • Intern, Commissioner Julie Brill, Federal Trade Commission, 2011 
  • Law Clerk, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, 2010
  • DC Bar Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll, 2016 - 2020
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • Clerk, The Honorable Catharine Easterly, District of Columbia Court of Appeals

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