Robert S.Huie

Of Counsel

San Diego + 1.858.314.1123

Robert Huie is a former Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of California, where he served as deputy chief of the Major Frauds and Public Corruption Section. As a prosecutor, Robert tried 20 criminal cases, most of them as first chair, involving bribery; false claims; money laundering; financial institution, procurement, international trade, telemarketing, and mortgage fraud; criminal threats; and narcotics trafficking and border crimes. He also prosecuted hundreds of other criminal cases, ranging from tax evasion and securities fraud to racketeering and election crimes, and supervised cases including health care fraud, environmental crimes, bankruptcy fraud, identity theft, and intellectual property offenses.

Robert represented the Department of Justice (DOJ) overseas for three years as a diplomat and legal advisor at U.S. Embassies in North Africa and Eastern Europe, where he focused on counterterrorism and anti-money laundering, working with foreign and U.S. officials on legislative and regulatory reforms, international agreements, and criminal cases. He trained hundreds of foreign officials in the justice and financial sectors from over a dozen countries in Africa and Europe.

In the United States, Robert trained prosecutors and agents on white collar investigations and prosecutions and taught trial advocacy at DOJ's National Advocacy Center.

Before serving as a prosecutor, Robert spent five years as a litigator, handling commercial and intellectual property disputes. He has been quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Rolling Stone.

Robert is a member of the Firm's Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement Committee and serves as the pro bono contact for the San Diego Office.

Additional Publications

Publications Prior to Jones Day

May 2008
Good for the Planet, or Good for Business? Los Angeles Daily Journal

May 2008
FTC's "Green Guides": Businesses, Beware, National Law Journal

October 2007
New Standard for Bundled Discounts Clear But Limited, Competition Law360

July 2007
California Supreme Court Expands Liability for Employers Who Fail to Provide Breaks, San Diego Daily Transcript

October 2003
Corporate Privilege Under Siege, White Collar Crime Reporter

Speaking Engagements

  • June 14, 2021
    Ideas on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Practices for Your Organization (panel for San Diego County Bar Association)
  • January 27, 2021
    Fraud in the Age of COVID‑19: Federal Law Enforcement Responses and Compliance Best Practices (presentation at JDU)
  • September 10, 2020
    Rules of the Road for Overlapping Enforcement Actions (presentation at Pepperdine Law School course on Investigations Law)
  • June 30, 2020
    Fighting Crime and Corruption During a Pandemic (presentation to officials from Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, and Serbia and respective U.S. Embassies)

Speaking Engagements Prior to Jones Day

May 20, 2020
Perspectives on COVID-19 Procurement Fraud (presentation to law enforcement agencies)

May 19, 2020
COVID-19 Fraud Schemes (presentation to Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists)

April 20, 2020
AARP California Town Hall on Coronavirus Fraud