Luis E. Quiñones Fernandez

Associate

Overview

Luis Quiñones Fernandez represents corporations and individuals with a variety of litigation needs. Luis primarily focuses his practice on white collar work including internal investigations and criminal defense.

White Collar Criminal Defense

Luis represents individuals facing criminal charges of financial crimes, including wire fraud, tax fraud and price-fixing, along with nonfinancial federal crimes. He has worked in these federal criminal matters from pre-indictment through sentencing, and has participated in federal evidentiary hearings on suppression of evidence, sentencing and restitution. Luis provides a realistic outlook to clients along with a reassuring attitude of solutions for them and their families in challenging times. 

Government Investigations

He advises clients during internal investigations, and guides them through their interactions with governmental entities. Luis has helped clients in the medical device, political consulting and e-commerce sectors to prepare for interviews with the Department of Justice and prepare responses to subpoenas with a lookout for potential criminal and civil pitfalls.

Internal Investigations

Luis conducts internal investigations for clients facing accusations of employee wrongdoing from governmental entities and whistleblowers. These investigations have included clients in the healthcare and construction sectors. As part of these investigations, he has helped identify weaknesses in policies and procedures, and helped develop changes to them as barriers and early detectors of potential wrongdoing. Luis understands the need for due diligence, frankness and calmness to ensure minimal disruption to the client during investigations.

Commercial Litigation

Luis represents corporate clients in various contract disputes including breach of contract, breaches of representations and warranties, and fraud. He has worked in these matters through both litigation and alternative dispute resolution. 

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Languages

Spanish

Education

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
J.D. Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology (coordinating comment editor) (2018)

St. John's University-New York
B.A. in Government and Politics, cum laude (2015)

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