White Collar Felonies

Grayslake White Collar Crime Lawyers

Aggressive Defense for Clients Charged with White Collar Felonies in Lake County and Northern Illinois

Grayslake White Collar Felony AttorneyIf you are under investigation or have been charged with a white collar crime, you need experienced legal guidance right away. White collar crimes are often the result of federal investigations, and many are charged as felonies which carry heavy fines and long prison sentences. The government typically prosecutes such charges aggressively, because they want to make an example out of the accused and often want to make a name for themselves. If you or someone close is facing a white collar felony charge, the skilled criminal defense attorneys at Owens & Laughlin LLC are here to help.

Our lawyers have a strong track record of success litigating white collar felony cases in Chicago and throughout Illinois. We have over 40 years of combined experience in this area of the law, and we have an in-depth understanding of the playbook prosecutors typically use to gain convictions. Experience as former prosectors has shown us that an aggressive posture early on often leads to positive results in these types of cases. At each stage in the process, we are thorough and meticulous, gathering all important evidence to bolster your case and aggressively challenge the prosecution at every turn.

We handle a wide range of white collar felony cases, including but not limited to:

  • Bank Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Bribery
  • Theft/Embezzlement
  • Insider Trading/Securities Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • RICO Violations
  • Identity Theft

Penalties for White Collar Felonies

Penalties for state or federal felony convictions can include one or more of the following:

  • Probation
  • Heavy Fines
  • Restitution
  • Community Service
  • Imprisonment

For the least serious Illinois state felony conviction (Class 4), the punishment is one to three years in prison and fines of up to $25,000. Federal felony convictions incur stiffer penalties, with minimum prison sentences of one to five years and fines of up to $250,000.

Contact an Illinois White Collar Crime Lawyer

Being charged with a white collar felony can turn your life upside down. Suddenly, you are facing heavy fines and the possibility of losing your freedom for a long time. With so much at stake, you need skilled attorneys with in-depth experience successfully handling these types of cases. The attorneys at Owens & Laughlin fight hard to protect your rights, and we use every legal means available to effectively counter the prosecution's case. For a personalized consultation with one of our experienced criminal defense lawyers, contact our office today at 847-854-8700 or 847-752-8537. Owens & Laughlin LLC assists clients in Lake County, McHenry County, Cook County, DuPage County, Will County, Kane County, and Rockford County.

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