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Federal Prosecutor Jeffrey Alberts to Lead Pryor Cashman’s White Collar Defense Practice

Jeffrey Alberts has joined Pryor Cashman LLP as a partner and the leader of its White Collar Defense and Investigations practice. He joined Pryor Cashman from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he served for six years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal...

Financial Fraud Law Boom Continues for Law Firms as Former US Attorney Joins Davis Polk

The news that Neil H. MacBride, the former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, will be joining the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell and its White Collar Criminal Defense practice group highlights the continuing and growing significance of financial fraud law and all that it encompasses...

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney David Massey, Who Prosecuted Swiss Bank, Joins Richards Kibbe & Orbe

David B. Massey, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, has joined the New York office of Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP as a partner. Massey worked in the U.S. Attorney’s criminal division in Manhattan from 2004 to 2013. As a member of the Securities and Commodities...

Federal Prosecutor Matthew Axelrod Joins Plaintiffs’ Law Firm, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll

Most federal prosecutors who move to private law firms use their government experience in financial fraud cases such as white collar crime, securities fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering to become defense lawyers. Matthew S. Axelrod, one of the highest-ranking career officials in the U.S. Department...

A Clue About #8 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year: Look at Bryan Cave’s Next Firm-Wide Leader

As the Financial Fraud Law Blog continues its countdown of the Top 10 in Financial Fraud Law for the year, we are going to begin with a clue: Bryan Cave. Give up? The clue is relevant to our Top 10 list because the international law firm has just named its next global chair: Therese D. Pritchard...

Financial Fraud Prosecutor Jillian B. Berman Joins Levine Lee in New York City

Jillian B. Berman, who served for nine years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, has become a partner at Levine Lee LLP in New York City. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Berman directed investigations and tried a variety of cases...