Kan Nawaday is a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer. During nearly 9 years as a corruption and fraud prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of New York, Kan tried 15 federal criminal jury trials, and briefed and argued numerous federal appeals. He also led more than 100 investigations and prosecutions, including those involving corruption, bribery, and complex financial fraud; campaign finance fraud; bank, tax, and healthcare fraud; government contract fraud; money laundering; and art fraud. At Venable, Kan conducts sensitive internal investigations, and defends clients in criminal and civil government enforcement actions and in complex litigation.
Kan also has significant experience in the areas of asset seizures, judgment enforcement, and art fraud, including the seizure of two stolen Julian Fałat paintings, which were successfully returned to the Polish government.
Kan is often called upon as a corruption and fraud law commentator by national television news outlets and has appeared on CNN Tonight and Bloomberg TV.
Prior to his public service, Kan worked at a major international firm in New York City and at a boutique litigation firm, where he litigated multi-state product liability and commercial cases, and represented clients in private shareholder securities fraud cases and in government securities and antitrust investigations.