Adey Adenrele advises on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations and corporate compliance, including responding to grand jury subpoenas, parallel civil and administrative litigation, and criminal and regulatory investigations from city, state and federal government agencies. He also prepares clients for federal agency proffers and grand jury testimony and depositions, and litigates general commercial and product liability cases.
Adey represents clients in investigations by government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and various inspectors general. These investigations are primarily related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the False Claims Act, various fraud and bribery statutes, antitrust matters and international export regulations.
In his compliance practice, Adey has experience working on government-appointed as well as court-appointed monitorship teams. Currently, Adey is a member of the team assisting the Special Compliance Coordinator appointed by the U.S. Department of Commerce to monitor, assess and report on the U.S. export control compliance of Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications Ltd.
Adey further assists companies to comply with ethics issues related to their federal, state and local government contracts.
In the area of civil litigation, Adey represents manufacturers in complex product liability litigation and personal injury lawsuits. He has litigated these matters from initiation to conclusion, both as a member of a larger team and independently.
Before joining the firm, Adey served as an education volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps in Cape Verde, Africa. In this role, he was project proposal writer, created a seminar for disenfranchised youth on empowerment, helped to construct a local village library, and taught high school English.