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Philadelphia White Collar Criminal Defense and Complex Litigation Attorneys

Investigations may result in civil litigation. Civil matters may bring about criminal charges. A law firm such as Vaira & Riley, P.C. with a long-held tradition of handling investigations, protecting clients named in lawsuits and defending individuals and companies before state and federal courts is a valuable ally. Contact an experienced lawyer at Vaira & Riley, P.C. to schedule a consultation regarding any of the following legal issues:

White collar crime

The attorneys at Vaira & Riley collaborate to assess white collar crime charges involving insurance fraud and defense contract fraud.


We counsel and defend managers, executives, and individuals with a fiduciary responsibility charged with embezzlement.

Health care fraud

Allegations of health care fraud may threaten the reputation and ongoing viability of health care providers, nursing homes, doctors and pharmaceutical companies.

Tax fraud

CPAs and accountants can find their individual or business taxpayer clients in hot water when they must respond to IRS investigations or charges made against responsible parties.

Tax Return Audits / Disputes

We assist and represent individuals and businesses audited by the IRS in matters related to inaccurate tax returns involving undisclosed income or mistakenly claimed deductions.

Bank fraud and embezzlement

Philadelphia bank fraud defense law firm Vaira & Riley is known for its professionalism in representing corporate and individual clients facing potentially catastrophic consequences.

Insurance fraud

Companies and individuals facing charges of insurance fraud in Pennsylvania or elsewhere are urged to contact Vaira & Riley, P.C. to schedule a consultation.

Government contract and defense contract fraud

Companies involved in government contract disputes are encouraged to schedule a consultation at the law offices of Vaira & Riley, P.C.

Securities fraud

Attorneys at Vaira & Riley, P.C. work to gather and analyze all evidence that will enable them to present a compelling case to government investigators or prosecutors for the dismissal of charges of securities fraud levied against a client of the law firm.


For clients facing complex matters, the attorneys of Vaira & Riley, P.C. have ample experience in complex commercial arbitrations.

Employment Disputes

Our office advises and represents employers and employees in matters related to non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, executive compensation packages, FMLA and FLSA issues, and OSHA compliance in the workplace.

International commercial arbitration

If a pending or ongoing international commercial dispute needs attention, our qualified international arbitrator has the experience and credentials to present your case at an international arbitral center.

Corporate internal investigations

Attorneys of Vaira & Riley, P.C. possess years of experience as former prosecutors, they know how to analyze evidence and help a corporation get to the bottom of a problem and conduct investigations in the commercial arena.

Whistleblower/qui tam

Potential whistleblowers seeking to sue on behalf of the government on the basis of alleged wrongdoing in a qui tam case are encouraged to contact the law offices of Vaira & Riley, P.C. Likewise, government contractors are invited to discuss defense in a whistleblower action.

Local Counsel / General Counsel / Co-Counsel

Our attorneys provide legal counsel in procedural and statutory matters for out-of-state law firms representing clients in the state of Pennsylvania. We have experience in state and federal cases in both civil and criminal matters.

False Claims Act

Lawyers of Vaira & Riley, P.C. evaluate alleged False Claims Act violations and handle litigation involving organizations such as defense contractors.

Federal sentencing

The criminal defense attorneys at Vaira & Riley, P.C. have a great deal of experience handling the complexities of the federal sentencing guidelines. The consequences of every possible plea must be analyzed in detail to protect a client's interests.

Insurance insolvency

Few lawyers have the experience and knowledge necessary to represent a commercial entity in litigation involving the insurance commissioner related to an insurance company's insolvency. Vaira & Riley, P.C. understands these complex matters.

Commercial litigation

The law firm helps business clients resolve commercial legal matters including breach of contract and partnership disputes.

Contract Disputes / Breaches of Contract

Our attorneys counsel and represent business clients and individuals in matters related to contract disputes and breaches of contract. We review licensing agreements, employment contracts, performance agreements, and partnership agreements in order to determine if a breach has occurred.

To schedule a consultation, call or e-mail the law offices of Vaira & Riley, P.C.