Bruce E. Reinhart
Firm:
McDonald Hopkins LLC
Phone:Array
Address: 505 S. Flagler Drive, Suite 300
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Membership: Professional Associations•Member, Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee (Beginning July 2014) •Adjunct Professor, Florida Atlantic University, College of Criminal Justice •Past President, Palm Beach County Federal Bar Association •Southern
University: Princeton University, B.S.E., cum laude, 1984, University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1987
Admitted: Florida; New Jersey; Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th C
Biography: Professional ExperienceBruce E. Reinhart is a nationally recognized trial attorney and distinguished former federal prosecutor. Bruce is Co-Chair of the firm's Government Compliance, Investigations and White Collar Defense Practice Group. Bruce defends corporations and individuals in federal criminal investigations and regulatory enforcement matters. He conducts internal investigations and provides compliance counseling for businesses of all sizes in a wide range of industries. Bruce also represents corporations and individuals in asset forfeiture proceedings, including, in one case, successfully reacquiring over $1 million in property for a Fortune 500 company. He has also sought civil enforcement and injunctions to protect client's intellectual property. Bruce's extensive experience includes having served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Florida for over 11 years, as Senior Policy Advisor to the Undersecretary for Enforcement at the U.S. Treasury Department, and as a Trial Attorney in the Public Integrity Section of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Bruce's background includes:•Over 50 jury trials to verdict in federal court. •More than 100 federal grand jury investigations including complex financial crimes, health care fraud, tax fraud, violent crimes, narcotics, and public corruption. •Conducting internal investigations of multi-million dollar employee embezzlements. •Hundreds of contested hearings in federal courts throughout the United States. •Pursuing and defending qui tam actions under the False Claims Act. •Over 200 federal sentencing hearings under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines. •Oral arguments before three U.S. Courts of Appeals. •Asset forfeiture, restitution, and post-conviction litigation. •Training other lawyers in trial advocacy, criminal practice, and ethics. Media appearances:•NewsMax TV Prime, July 24, 2105. Betsy McCaughey and Bruce Reinhart on possible probe of Hillary Clinton emails, •NewsMax TV MidPoint, March 12, 2015. Bruce Reinhart discusses the Clinton email scandal,. •America's Forum, November 25, 2014. Bruce Reinhart discusses how the prosecutor in the Ferguson shooting case handled the grand jury decision,. •America's Forum, November 19, 2014. Bruce Reinhart discusses Ferguson case,. •America's Forum, July 17, 2014. Bruce Reinhart talks about the investigation of the IRS scandal,. •THELAW.TV, August 20, 2013. Interviewed for the segment Will Eric Holder set drug offenders free?. •The Golf Exchange Presented by the Honda Classic, July 28, 2013. •THELAW.TV, July 30, 2013. Interviewed for the segment Manning: Not Guilty, Aiding Enemy; Guilty On Other Charges,. •THELAW.TV, July 23, 2013. Interviewed for the segment Where Do We Go After the Zimmerman Verdict?. •THELAW.TV, July 15, 2013. Interviewed for the segment George Zimmerman Case: Verdict Analysis,. •THELAW.TV, July 8, 2013. Interviewed for the segment George Zimmerman Case: Week-In-Review,. •THELAW.TV, July 1, 2013. Interviewed for the segment Evidence Stacking Up Against Aaron Hernandez,. •WKYC, March, 22, 2012. The Table: Florida gun law. •MSNBC Live, July 15, 2011. Discussing Casey Anthony and Roger Clemens cases. •Radio Investigator. Discussing public corruption and honest services fraud. Media reports:•Bruce Reinhart quoted in Addiction treatment bonanza: How urine tests rake in millions, The Palm Beach Post, August 1, 2015 •Bruce Reinhart quoted in Walter Haverfield attorney building a budding business in pot law, Crain's Cleveland Business, July 26, 2015 •Bruce Reinhart featured in No Sanctions For DQ'd Atty In Medical Supplies Co. FCA Suit, Law360, April 27, 2015 •Bruce Reinhart quoted in District Judge Robin Rosenberg Disqualifies Fort Lauderdale Lawyer in Whistleblower Case, Daily Business Review, April 13, 2015 •Bruce Reinhart quoted in UPDATE 1-SEC charges QSGI CEO, former CFO over internal control failures, REUTERS, July 30, 2014. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in US to Settle with African Leader's Son in $71 Million Graft Cases, 100 Reporters, July 21, 2014. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in South Florida defense attorneys say Zimmerman has made his case, The Palm Beach Post, July 11, 2013. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in Federal prosecutors drop case against John Edwards, The Associated Press, June 13, 2012. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in Reason for criminal charges in Edwards case remain unclear, News & Observer, June 11, 2012. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in Sandusky federal investigation may have different focus, CNN, March 2, 2012. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in Experts: Penn State investigation could focus on cover-up, The Patriot-News, March 2, 2012. •Bruce Reinhart discusses healthcare fraud in Drugging juveniles: Doctors hired to evaluate kids in state custody have taken huge payments from drug companies, Palm Beach Post, March 23, 2011. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in Gov. Rick Scott's Drug Testing Policy Stirs Suspicion, Palm Beach Post, March 27, 2011. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in No Indictments From Grand Jury Probe of Broward Schools, So Now What?, Fort Lauderdale, Sun-Sentinel, March 7, 2011. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in Judge Upholds Masilotti Conviction But Opens Door To Get Land Back, Palm Beach Post, January 22, 2011. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in Scott Rothstein Scandal: One Year Later, Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, November 1, 2010. •Bruce Reinhart quoted in Justices Set Aside Black Conviction, Palm Beach Daily News, June 25, 2010. •Bruce Reinhart profiled in West Palm office busy amid sea of changes, Daily Business Review, September 24, 2007. Publications• OIG Issues Updated Advisory: Are You Hiring Excluded People? RBMA Monthly Legal Update Digest June 2013. • How investing in compliance programs can mitigate risk, Smart Business Magazine, July 2012. Presentations• How to Protect Your Lab from Costly and Time-Consuming Government Investigations and Qui Tam Lawsuits--and What to Do If the Government Does Come Calling, Pathology Blawg webinar, June 25, 2015. •Panelist, Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter Securities Litigation Seminar, March 2015. • An Ounce of Prevention: Avoiding federal investigation, litigation, and business disruption, McDonald Hopkins LLC Business Hour, April 30, 2014. • Navigating Through the Changes in the Medical Industry, Hilton Garden Inn, October 8, 2013. • Federal Contracting: Hot topics and recent developments, McDonald Hopkins Roundtable, October 4, 2012. •Co-moderator for the panel on Health Care Fraud at the Southern District of Florida Bench Bar Conference on April 27, 2012. • Ethical Considerations in Public Sector Law, ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division Meeting, November 4, 2011. • Hot Topics in Legal Ethics, Master Seminar on Ethics, 2011 Florida Bar Annual Convention, June 24, 2011. • Where Do We Go From Here? Public Corruption and Honest Services Post-Skilling , Florida Bar Government Lawyers Section, September 21, 2010. • Securities Litigation 2010 - Criminal, Civil, Regulatory and Ethics. Now What Do We Have To Worry About? Palm Beach County Bar, April 28, 2010. •Honest Services and Public Integrity Workshop, Florida Association of Counties Annual Convention, June 2009. •Honest Services and Public Integrity Workshop and Discussion, Palm Beach County Tax Collector, March 2009. •Criminal Law Practitioners' Ethical Duties seminar, Palm Beach County Bar, May 2008. Awards and Honors•Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers (2012-2015) •Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2010 •AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell •U.S. Attorney General's Honor Program •Undersecretary of the Treasury Exceptional Service Award •U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Awards for Meritorious Acts and Service •West Palm Beach Police Department Distinguished Service Award •Federal Employee of the Year nominee •South Florida's Most Effective Lawyers nominee Community Activities•Commissioner, Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics (2010-2012) (Also at Miami Office)