Don Hartery began the first "White Collar Fraud" Division in the State Attorney's Office in 1987 where he personally litigated numerous such cases (usually starting in the range of $1 million) to jury trial.
As a Defense Attorney, Don has successfully represented the interests of the accused. These cases are often very detailed and require many hours in preparation of your defense. They frequently involve media attention and scrutiny, which may be as damaging to your business or personal reputation as the prosecution.
You should consider hiring a Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney who has been in the trenches and successfully litigated such high profile matters to a jury trial conclusion with careful and ethical media relations.
This is not an area of practice where an accused person should merely look for the most inexpensive attorney or one whose theft and fraud experience is limited to small-time acts of one or two brief episodes. Of course, any fraudulent act, regardless of the size will carry life-long consequences, including impeachment of your testimony forever, upon a conviction for an act of dishonesty.