Mr. Rush is a partner with the firm and concentrates his practice on litigation as a trial lawyer, with emphasis on internal investigations, corporate criminal defense, Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) and anti-money-laundering (“AML”) issues, False Claims Act defense and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Rush has defended public and private corporations, financial institutions, public officials, government contractors, hospitals and healthcare systems who are subjects of federal and state grand jury investigations and investigations by various federal and state agencies. His representations also include defending and counseling corporations and individuals charged with violations of various federal and state statutes such as: BSA, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, securities laws, tax statutes, mail and wire fraud, healthcare fraud, environmental violations and money laundering. Mr. Rush has represented clients in matters investigated by the DOJ (including AFMLS/MLARS), FBI, IRS, FinCEN, FTC, DEA, FDA, DHS, USPIS, EPA, FRB, IG offices and corresponding foreign and state agencies. His counsel often involves advising clients on risk management and compliance, with a particular emphasis on AML, anti-corruption and cybersecurity. Additionally, Mr. Rush has coordinated and conducted internal and special committee investigations and due diligence projects within the United States and in numerous foreign countries related to anti-corruption issues, fraud, AML and corporate governance issues.
Mr. Rush assisted in the representation of a Presidential Advisor in the Independent Counsel Investigation of President Clinton. Mr. Rush also served as an investigator for the WorldCom bankruptcy examiner investigating corporate governance issues. Recently, Mr. Rush served as Special Counsel to a bipartisan Pennsylvania Senate Committee on the removal of the Attorney General. He also represents the Pennsylvania House and Senate Republican Caucuses.