John M. Hogan serves as the chair of Holland & Knight's
Litigation Section. Prior to assuming this position, Mr. Hogan headed the South
Florida Litigation Practice Group, as well as the firm's White Collar Practice.
In addition to having tried over 75 jury trials, Mr. Hogan has extensive
experience assisting corporations with internal investigations and in handling
compliance issues. He has represented corporate clients in civil, criminal, and
administrative proceedings involving healthcare fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices
Act issues and a variety of other white collar matters. Prior to joining the
firm, his positions included: Chief of Staff to the Attorney General of the
United States, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of
Georgia in Atlanta, Counselor to the Attorney General of the United States,
Associate Deputy Attorney General of the United States, Chief Assistant State
Attorney for Miami-Dade County, Florida and First Statewide Prosecutor of
Florida. Mr. Hogan was appointed by the U.S. District Judge to serve as Receiver
for corporations taken over by the S.E.C. Responsibilities included coordination
with the SEC, DOJ, as well as creating systems for providing restitution to
thousands of victims, including litigating against those responsible. See
SEC v. International Capital Management, Inc. et al, No. 0:98-cv-07062-WPD
- Lead counsel for a Fortune 100 corporation in a Foreign Corrupt
Practices Act investigation.
- Served as independent counsel to the audit committee of a publicly-traded
company to investigate potential overbillings of government agencies and related
False Claims Act liabilities.
- Investigated best price reporting issues and pharmaceutical sales and
marketing practices for a NASDAQ- listed company under both criminal and civil
- Conducted internal investigation for publicly traded companies dealing with
back dating of stock options.
- Served as independent counsel to the audit committee of a public company to
investigate federal and state campaign contribution violations.
- Investigated pharmaceutical sales and marketing practices for a Fortune
100 company subject to various criminal and civil investigations involving
multiple U.S. Attorneys' offices, as well as multiple investigative agencies.
- Lead counsel for a Fortune 50 corporation in a federal criminal
investigation involving insurance fraud. Resolved by dormant subsidiary assuming
liability, with little or no adverse publicity for the parent company.
- Represented significant national banks and bankers in major banking
regulatory matters, including investigations conducted by the Federal Reserve,
SEC, Controller of the Currency and Department of Justice.
- Handled major environmental indictment brought by the Department of Justice
against an international transportation corporation.
At the University of Miami School of Law, he served on the Lawyer of the
Americas Bar Journal.
Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide has
recognized Mr. Hogan since 2005 for Litigation: White Collar Crime &
Government Investigations. In 2006, Chambers described Mr. Hogan as
"…well connected...and understands the pressures his clients face during
investigations or criminal proceedings, often utilizing his previous experience
at the DOJ to best effect." In 2010, the guide said, "A hard-working and
thoughtful trial lawyer, he is prized for his pragmatic and thoughtful approach
to matters. He expertly acts for corporate clients in internal investigations,
compliance issues, environmental fraud, securities and healthcare fraud, among
other highly sensitive matters."