Co-Chief, Civil Frauds Unit
US Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York (New York, NY)
PIERRE G. ARMAND is Co-Chief of the Civil Frauds Unit of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. The Civil Frauds Unit, investigates and civilly prosecutes large-scale and sophisticated frauds, including health care fraud, financial fraud, procurement fraud, grant fraud, and other frauds involving or affecting federal funds or financial institutions. Since its creation in 2010, the Unit has recovered more than $3.5 billion. Prior to holding this position, Mr. Armand was a Deputy Chief of the Civil Frauds Unit supervising financial frauds, and the Deputy Chief of the Tax and Bankruptcy Unit. Mr. Armand has received a number of awards for his work on behalf of the United States government, including, the John Marshall Award; the Stimson Medal; and a Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an AUSA. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2004, Mr. Armand was an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Mr. Armand is a 1999 cum laude graduate of Cornell Law School and a 1994 graduate of Columbia University.