Patrick Delahunty is a former federal prosecutor and a seasoned trial attorney with more than 15 years of experience litigating in federal and state courts. Patrick’s practice focuses on white-collar criminal investigations and litigation resulting from them, including regulatory issues and corporate litigation. He guides his clients with clear advice about their options, legal risks, and—most importantly—the full spectrum of their rights that he will vigorously protect. At each step of the way, he looks for efficient and cost-effective solutions. He has a long track record of securing successful outcomes for his clients with this approach.
Prior to founding Delahunty & Edelman, Patrick was a federal prosecutor. For nearly eight years, he investigated and litigated fraud cases, including securities fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, mail fraud, wire fraud, and health care fraud. Many of his cases involved parallel government civil investigations, such as SEC enforcement actions and False Claims Act investigations. As an AUSA, Patrick was tasked with training new AUSAs about the prosecution of fraud cases and the interplay between commonly investigated financial crimes. He also coordinated a multi-agency financial crimes task force with a number of law enforcement stake holders, and served as the Health Care Fraud Coordinator for his office. His background in diverse white collar matters enables him to provide focused advice about navigating similar investigations and prosecutions.