Bell Nunnally Partner Jeffrey J. Ansley has been ranked in the Chambers USA 2020 legal directory in Band 3 of the “Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations” category for Texas.
“Chambers is highly regarded in the legal industry, and this is a tremendous award for Jeff, who is a true difference maker in white collar matters. Our clients value Jeff’s hard work and dedication to his practice, and we congratulate him on this accolade,” said Christopher Trowbridge, Bell Nunnally managing partner.
Published by Chambers & Partners, Chambers USA ranks law firm departments on the qualities of their associated attorneys and exclusively lists attorneys who are strongly recommended from in-depth interviews with peers and clients. Rankings are assessed on specific criteria, including legal knowledge and experience, technical legal ability, their effectiveness and their client-service.
Ansley leads Bell Nunnally’s White Collar Criminal and Regulatory Defense practice, and he is a member of the firm’s Litigation; Health Care; Antitrust; Securities; and Workplace Culture and Misconduct Investigations practices. He frequently tries white collar matters, with a special focus on health care fraud, securities enforcement and other alleged business crimes. In December 2019, he received a broad and complete acquittal on behalf of the firm’s client in a $100 million TRICARE health care fraud matter brought by the federal government. Ansley also advises clients in securities enforcement cases arising from securities offerings and stock trading activities, representing officers, directors, independent committees and boards and other professionals in high-stakes securities cases.
A former federal prosecutor, Ansley conducts internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients involving allegations of securities fraud, health care fraud, tax fraud, employee misconduct, possible violations of the False Claims Act and Federal Corrupt Practices Act, and trade secret theft violations. His insider’s knowledge of the tactics and resources used by prosecutors gives him a leg up on countering these tactics in defense of his clients.Ansley is a member of the American Bar Association, White Collar Section and the Dallas Bar Association, Criminal Law and Securities Law sections. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and a fellow with the Texas Bar Foundation. Ansley has been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers since 2010 and The Best Lawyers in America since 2018. He was named to the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list by D Magazine from 2014-2015 and from 2017-2019 and was one of six attorneys honored for White Collar Criminal Defense Law in the Dallas 500 List by D CEO Magazine in 2018.