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Practice Areas

White Collar Criminal Investigation

Bar Admissions

California (2013)
Utah (2006)
Massachusetts (2003)

 

D. Loren Washburn
Shareholder and Director

Mr. Washburn is an experienced trial attorney focusing his practice in the areas of criminal tax, white collar, and civil regulatory defense. Following a clerkship with Sr. Judge Stephen H. Anderson in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, he became a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division's Northern Criminal Enforcement Section. During his eight years as a federal prosecutor, he tried more than a dozen jury trials in federal district court and oversaw more than 100 complex white collar investigations. As part of his service in the U.S. Department of Justice, he was on the faculty of courses on the Federal Rules of Evidence and White Collar Crime where he instructed hundreds of federal prosecutors. Most recently, he served as assistant U.S. attorney and deputy chief of white collar crime in the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Utah.

Loren has lectured at conferences sponsored by the American Bar Association, the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the Utah Bar Association, the Service Corp of Retired Executives, and others on topics including white collar crime, criminal tax violations, the federal rules of evidence, ethics, identity theft, and ediscovery. Currently, he works alongside Rodney G. Snow, Neil A. Kaplan,  Brent R. Baker, Anneli R. Smith, and Jennifer A. James as a member of Clyde Snow's White Collar Criminal Investigation Practice Group, bringing many years of expertise in related matters.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. (2002), Cum Laude
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, Brigham Young University, (1999), Dean's List

Government Service

  • Deputy Chief of White Collar Crime, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Utah (2011)
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Utah (2005-2011)
  • Instructor, U.S. Department of Justice, National Advocacy Center (2009-current)
  • Trial Attorney, Northern Criminal Enforcement Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division (2003-2005)
  • Judicial Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, Sr. Judge Stephen H. Anderson (2002-2003)

Professional Affiliations

Co-chair of Money Violations and Forfeitures Sub-committee, American Bar Association Tax Section, Civil and Criminal Penalties Committee (2012-present)

Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • "Subcommittee Report: Money Violations and Forfeitures", American Bar Association Tax Section, May, 2012
  • "Ethics Panel on Business Law Related Fraud Issues", Utah Bar Association, Business Section, Annual Meeting, April 2012
  • "Crawford, Cross-Examination, and Hearsay", Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,  Annual Winter Retreat, April 2012
  • "What Every Small Business Owner Should Know About White Collar Crime", SCORE, Utah Chapter, April 2012
  • "White Collar Crime and Tax Fraud", Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, February 2012
  • "The Pitfalls of Internal Investigations", Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants, Biennial White Collar Crime Conference 2011; October 2011
  • "Identity Theft Panel & IRIS Database", Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants, Biennial White Collar Crime Conference 2011; October 2011
  • "How Emerging Law and Technology is Shaping Litigation Strategy and Costs of Discovery", Intermountain eDiscovery Conference, September 2011
  • Faculty of courses on Evidence for Criminal Litigators and White Collar Crime Seminar, United States Department of Justice, National Advocacy Center, 2009-2011