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Former Federal Prosecutor Luke Cass Joins Quarles & Brady in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Luke Cass has joined the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office.

Cass focuses his practice on white collar crime, internal investigations, compliance, defense, and commercial litigation matters. He specializes in white collar investigations, government enforcement actions, and high-profile litigation relating to financial and health care fraud and cyber incidents. 

Prior to joining Quarles & Brady, Cass served as a Senior Trial Attorney for the Public Integrity Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, where he handled public corruption investigations and prosecutions of elected, appointed, and career government officials nationwide. Cass also served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Financial Fraud and Corruption Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Puerto Rico where he handled financial fraud, health care fraud, and cybercrime offenses. During his over decade-long tenure at the Justice Department, Cass partnered with U.S. Attorney’s Offices, worked closely with federal regulatory and enforcement agencies, and instructed assorted law enforcement agencies and foreign delegations on investigations, public corruption offenses, and electronic evidence.

“Luke is widely respected among ranking leaders at the Justice Department and brings impressive trial and governmental investigations experience,” said Nikia Gray, Washington, D.C. Office Managing Partner. “He stands out in his diligent approach to large scale corporate compliance programs and excels at working on critical and noteworthy matters of fraud and security.”

Cass has been recognized for his work on numerous occasions, having been awarded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director’s Interagency Award (2018), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General Award for Fighting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (2018), and the U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys Director’s Award for Superior Performance as a Criminal Assistant U.S. Attorney. Cass is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center where he teaches White Collar Crime and Securities Fraud. He received his J.D. from New York Law School, and his B.A. from Lehigh University.