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Bracewell & Giuliani Nabs Former DOJ Fraud Section Official
Posted By Andrew Ramonas On March 24, 2011 @ 4:27 pm In News | Comments Disabled
A former leader of the Justice Department Criminal Division Fraud Section will join the white-collar defense group at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP  in D.C. this week, The Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog reported  Thursday.
Richard Beckler, who headed the DOJ fraud unit in 1979, was most recently co-chairman of the securities litigation, government enforcement and white-collar defense practice at Howrey LLP , which closed its doors last week. Beckler had worked at the firm since 2003, following a 24-year stint as a partner at the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP .
He served at the DOJ from 1973 to 1979, rising to Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section in 1976 and acting Chief in 1979.
Beckler received his undergraduate degree from Williams College in 1961 and his law degree from Fordham University in 1968.
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