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Bruce C. Judge

Bruce Judge has more than twenty years of experience investigating, charging, and convicting individuals and corporations for fraud, bribery, money laundering, tax crimes, and violations of the Bank Secrecy Act.

Mr. Judge served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Detroit, Michigan for over twenty-three years. During his time at the U.S. Department of Justice, he supervised complex criminal investigations involving public corruption, obstruction of justice, bank fraud, organized crime, murder for hire, counter espionage, and international arms trafficking. Mr. Judge charged, tried and convicted corporate executives, elected officials, bank officers, union officials, attorneys, and law enforcement agents. Mr. Judge also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Boston U.S. Attorney’s Office for a year, prosecuting major narcotics and money laundering crimes.

Mr. Judge received the U.S. Department of Justice Director’s Award for supervising an international money laundering and drug trafficking investigation that resulted in the conviction of fourteen defendants, including the founder and the general counsel of a national sports agency. He also was awarded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General Award for Excellence for investigating and convicting a senior immigration official who held a top-secret security clearance while engaging in bribery and conspiring to defraud the United States. Over his career, Mr. Judge also received official commendations from the Internal Revenue Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Customs Service, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr. Judge spent four years at a firm in San Francisco where he focused on commercial litigation and securities arbitrations.

Following his distinguished career with the Department of Justice, in 2018, Mr. Judge became a member of the Whistleblower Law Collaborative, LLC in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Judge brings the drive, focus, and tenacity of his time at the U.S. Justice Department to the representation of his whistleblower clients in false claims actions around the country and in official matters pending before the SEC, the CFTC, and the IRS.

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 1990
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2001
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
  • State of California, 1990
  • Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys
  • Award for Excellence, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General
  • Director’s Letter of Commendation, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • 20th Anniversary National Award, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Taskforce
  • Award for Outstanding Leadership, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Office of Inspector General
  • Recognition of Outstanding Prosecutorial Effort, U.S. Customs Service
  • Certificate of Service, Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigations
  • Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Contributions, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

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