Matthew Graves, former acting chief of the Fraud and Public Corruption Section at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, has joined the litigation practice at law firm DLA Piper as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office.

Graves, who will also be part of DLA Piper’s white-collar practice, has extensive experience with white-collar resolutions, foreign data privacy laws, and multi-agency investigations with U.S. governing bodies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Department of the Treasury.

Graves will assist clients on complex civil litigation matters across industries including securities, healthcare, tax, election, and export control laws. His practice includes counseling clients facing public integrity and anti-corruption challenges, including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, contractual disputes, and various forms of financial fraud.