Clients trust Mike, both as a litigation attorney and as a Certified Fraud Examiner, with their most sensitive and complex investigations. Mike gets to the bottom of the facts efficiently to help clients navigate challenging legal situations to achieve better-than-expected results in line with their business objectives. Mike Hoernlein is a litigation attorney and Certified Fraud Examiner in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. Mike is a seasoned investigator with a long track record of helping clients uncover the truth in complex—and sensitive—internal investigations. Mike represents corporations and individuals in a wide range of industries, with a focus on health care—including providers, insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers. Mike also counsels and defends clients before state and federal authorities (including the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission) in criminal and civil investigations into potential False Claims Act violations, Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act violations, accounting fraud, insider trading, money laundering, price fixing, and public corruption. Mike is ranked Band 2 in Chambers USA in Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations for North Carolina. He is also recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© for his white collar work. Mike is admitted to practice in North Carolina and New York, including all federal courts in North Carolina and the District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.