Martin De Luca advises high-net-worth individuals and corporations in multi-jurisdictional government enforcement actions and related cross-border litigation. Mr. De Luca works closely with clients to develop strategies for managing the criminal and civil litigation often associated with high profile government investigations, such as asset forfeiture, fraud, sanctions and insolvency litigation.
A former U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor, Mr. De Luca advises clients in Latin America and globally on enforcement actions brought by U.S. and international authorities including, but not limited to, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act as well as money laundering and wire fraud violations.
During his tenure with the U.S. government, he prosecuted cases involving public corruption, fraud, money laundering and tax evasion, often in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. intelligence agencies, and foreign law enforcement partners.
Before joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. De Luca practiced at a major international law firm where he handled Latin America-focused litigation and government enforcement. Prior to that he was a prosecutor at the DOJ (as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York). He was a New York County prosecutor (as an Assistant District Attorney) earlier in his career.