Phil Bezanson spent nearly ten years working in Bracewell’s New York Office before he moved to the Pacific Northwest, where he is managing partner of Bracewell’s Seattle Office. Phil helps clients navigate some of the most complicated litigation, regulatory and enforcement challenges. He primarily represents companies, senior management and boards of directors as well as individuals in internal investigations, regulatory enforcement, criminal defense, and related civil litigation. He counsels clients through each step in the defense process, from creating and auditing robust, specifically-tailored compliance programs, to preparing clients and their employees to meet with prosecutors or regulatory agencies, to making decisions on negotiation, settlement, trial and appeals. He is a graduate of the Duke University School of Law.