Mr. Todd F. Braunstein

Global Head of Legal Investigations, Willis Towers Watson

Todd Braunstein is a litigator who focuses his practice on high-stakes government investigations. He has represented clients in inquiries involving tax, antitrust, money laundering, securities, and national security matters, among others. Mr. Braunstein is also a seasoned trial lawyer. Mr. Braunstein has had a lengthy career in government that included stints as an Assistant US Attorney (AUSA), in the White House, and on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

As an AUSA, Mr. Braunstein investigated and prosecuted a wide range of federal crimes, including health care fraud and other health care-related crimes; bribery and kickbacks in programs receiving federal funds; obstruction of federal auditors; embezzlement of labor union assets; various wire fraud and mail fraud schemes; narcotics trafficking and violent crime. 

During his service in the White House and Senate, Mr. Braunstein developed expertise in areas such as immigration; the USA Patriot Act and other national security issues; the False Claims Act and employment discrimination. 


A.B., Harvard College; J.D., Harvard Law School

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Publications and Multimedia
Courthouse Steps: Salman v. U.S. Oral Arguments - Podcast
Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Group Podcast
October 10, 2016
Yates v. United States - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 3-17-15
March 17, 2015
Yates v. United States - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 11-21-14 featuring Todd Braunstein
November 21, 2014
Something Fishy in Sarbanes-Oxley? Yates v. United States - Podcast
Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Group Podcast
November 06, 2014
Loughrin v. United States - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 7-15-14 featuring Todd Braunstein
July 15, 2014
Loughrin v. United States - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 4-14-14 featuring Todd Braunstein
April 14, 2014
Wood v. Allen – Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-02-2009 featuring Todd F. Braunstein
December 02, 2009