MoForever Alumni News Fall 2021

MoForever Fall 2021 | 14 Adam Braverman joined the firm as a partner in the Investigations + White Collar Defense Group in San Diego. He brings to the firm more than two decades of litigation, white collar, and internal investigations experience, most recently in senior-level leadership positions within the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). Adam has served as an Associate Deputy Attorney General in multiple administrations. Since 2019, he has advised three Deputy Attorneys General on litigation and policy matters involving some of the most important priorities for the DOJ. At the start of the pandemic, he was designated by the Deputy Attorney General to coordinate the DOJ’s efforts to investigate and prosecute fraud connected to COVID-19 and CARES Act relief funds. As an Associate Deputy Attorney General, he worked closely with the DOJ’s law enforcement agencies (the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the United States Marshals Service), INTERPOL, and the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, as well as state and local law enforcement. (J.D., 2000, The George Washington University Law School) Brandon Van Grack joined the firm as a partner in the National Security, Global Risk and Crisis Management, and Investigations + White Collar Defense Groups in Washington, D.C. Brandon joined MoFo after more than a decade of service at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), where he most recently served as Chief of the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) Unit, and previously as a lead prosecutor in the office of Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III. As chief of the FARA Unit, he was the first official to supervise all foreign influence matters across the DOJ, and revitalized and transformed the enforcement of FARA, which requires agents of foreign governments and companies to disclose their activities on behalf of those foreign entities. As Senior Assistant Special Counsel for the Special Counsel’s Office, he led teams investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (J.D., 2006, Harvard Law School) UNITED STATES Washington, D.C. Office San Diego Office