DINO LAVERGHETTA represents Fortune 500 corporations and major institutions in complex litigation, white collar matters, government enforcement actions and internal investigations. In addition to the life sciences industry, Dino has handled litigation and investigations in numerous heavily-regulated industries, including energy, finance, and tech. Dino co-leads the firm’s First Amendment Law focus area.
From 2017 to 2019, Dino served as a lawyer in the Office of White House Counsel. Ultimately holding the titles of Senior Associate Counsel to the President and Special Assistant to the President, Dino was responsible for providing legal advice and guidance regarding the nominations and appointments of Supreme Court Justices, judges, Cabinet members and other senior officials. Dino also served as White House lead for legal issues relating to the Department of Agriculture and the CFPB. As part of his work at the White House, Dino played a key role in shaping government policy related to agricultural biotechnology. Among other things, he provided advice regarding Executive Orders and rulemaking related to cutting-edge biotechnology issues, including cell-cultured meat and other bioengineered products.