Joan Marshall is a partner in the Dallas office. She represents clients in antitrust and white collar criminal defense matters, corporate compliance, internal investigations, and qui tam and whistleblower litigation.
As a Trial Attorney for the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Ms. Marshall investigated and prosecuted domestic and international white collar crimes, for more than fifteen years. Her prosecutions included price fixing, bid rigging, bribery, obstruction of justice, fraud, witness tampering and perjury. She was the Antitrust Division’s representative on the Disaster Fraud Task Force from 2006-2013. She has extensive grand jury and trial experience, including the supervision of large teams of attorneys and support staff, the coordination of multi-agency investigations and prosecutions, and the management of large volume electronic discovery projects. Her experience spans investigations and prosecutions involving numerous industries including wholesale groceries, milk, seafood, vitamins, medical equipment, oilfield supplies, military moving and storage, road and building construction, and municipal finance.
Ms. Marshall is a frequent speaker on antitrust enforcement and fraud prevention and detection and has developed numerous training programs. She is a recipient of the United States Department of Justice, Assistant Attorney General’s Award and certificates of appreciation from the United States Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, and the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command, Major Procurement Fraud Unit. Ms. Marshall was a Staff Attorney at the 5th District Court of Appeals in Dallas. She is a graduate of the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University and has a B.B.A. in Economics from the University of North Texas.
Recent Speeches and Presentations
- United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of Alabama, United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Tennessee, Panelist, Disaster Fraud Investigations and Prosecutions: An Overview, Mobile, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee, July 2011
- BP/ Deep Water Horizon, Panelist, Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina, Preventing Fraud Baton Rouge, Louisiana, September 2010
- Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Presentation, Understanding, Detecting and Preventing Fraud, New Mexico October 2009
- United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Investigations Regional Conference, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Presentation, Understanding, Detecting and Preventing Fraud, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2009
- Defense Criminal Investigation Service and Army Criminal Investigative Division Regional Conference, Detecting Possible Antitrust Violations in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Construction Projects, San Antonio, Texas, May 2008
- Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, The Prosecutor’s Perspective on Parallel Proceedings, Austin, Texas, April 2008
- California Wildfires Disaster Relief Fraud Prevention Conference, Understanding, Detecting and Preventing Criminal Antitrust Violations, San Diego, California, February 2008
- United States Army Corps of Engineers, Contracting Fraud Detection and Prevention, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2007
- Federal Bureau of Investigation, Public Corruption and Disaster Fraud Conference, Overview of Criminal Antitrust Enforcement, New Orleans, April 2007
- International Cartel Network Conference, Panelist, International Antitrust Enforcement, and Demonstrator Witness Interview Techniques, San Salvador, El Salvador, October 2007
- Association of Corporate Counsel, Detecting and Reporting Antitrust Violations, San Antonio and Austin, Texas, October 2006
- Federal Bureau of Investigation/Department of Homeland Security, Katrina Fraud Prevention Conference and Law Enforcement Agent Training, Criminal Antitrust Investigations, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 2006