Eric MacMichael has extensive experience handling white-collar criminal matters and complex civil litigation. He has represented numerous individuals and companies under investigation or indictment by the Department of Justice in such areas as securities fraud, insider trading, banking-related crimes, tax evasion, accounting and revenue recognition fraud, antitrust (including bid rigging), computer crimes, mail and wire fraud. MacMichael has also represented individuals and businesses in civil cases involving breach of contract, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional negligence claims. He litigates matters throughout the United States and has tried cases to verdict in many state and federal courts, and before arbitration panels. He was recently awarded the 2012 California Lawyer magazine Attorney of the Year award for achievements in pro bono work for overturning the unjust conviction of Caramad Conley, a man imprisoned for over 18 years for a crime he did not commit.