Timothy David Belevetz
Representative Professional Activities and Achievements
Timothy D. Belevetz is a partner at Ice Milller LLP, where he co-chairs the firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Group and serves as the managing partner of the Washington, DC office. A former federal prosecutor and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission attorney, he focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, SEC enforcement, and corporate compliance. He represents companies and individuals in a range of government investigations and enforcement actions, including matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other potential corporate misconduct, and in congressional investigations. Mr. Belevetz also provides compliance counseling designed to help prevent the need for such investigations.
During his 12 years at the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr. Belevetz served both in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia and at the Tax Division, where he prosecuted a wide array of white collar offenses against both individuals and entities. During his eight years at the U.S. Attorney's Office, where he most recently served as chief of the Financial Crimes & Public Corruption Unit, he prosecuted and investigated a range of complex financial crimes. As a trial attorney in the Tax Division's Criminal Enforcement Section, Mr. Belevetz led the prosecution of federal tax offenses. He has extensive trial experience, having served as counsel in numerous federal trials involving securities and corporate fraud, tax offenses, health care fraud, fraudulent investment schemes, money laundering, bank fraud, identity theft, procurement fraud, and arson, among others. In addition, he has prosecuted other white-collar matters such as FCPA violations, theft of trade secrets and campaign finance offenses. Mr. Belevetz also served for five years at the SEC's Division of Enforcement, where he investigated and prosecuted federal securities law violations, including complex financial fraud, insider trading, accounting violations, unregistered securities offerings, and broker-dealer violations.
Mr. Belevetz teaches Federal White Collar Crime.