Renata Hesse returned to the Justice Department this year and is next to lead the Antitrust Division pending the confirmation of Bill Baer of Arnold & Porter.
The San Diego-based electrical components company settled with shareholders on behalf of its board of directors and several executives.
Matthew Kluger, who once seemed destined for the top of the lawyers’ universe, faces up to 20 years.
Donald Vieira, who also used to work in the legislative branch, will take on regulatory and enforcement cases, white collar criminal cases and other investigations.
Chief of Staff Donald Vieira is departing and Anita Singh and John Carlin are arriving.
The former Justice Department lawyer led the Antitrust Division Networks and Technology Enforcement Section.
Prosecutors say illicit trades netted the conspirators at least $32 million.
One Wilson Sonsini partner submitted his comments on the proposed rules to govern the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new whistleblower program as a limerick.
Judge Richard Leon warned prosecutors that he would likely support a subpoena for evidence concerning the government’s cooperating witness.
The Public Integrity Section, within the DOJ’s Criminal Division, has been without a leader since last fall.
For attorneys in the burgeoning Foreign Corrupt Practices Act legal arena, the sensational bribery case against 22 defense and law enforcement contractors is the hottest one on the docket.
BEST FCPA LAWYERS PRACTICE GROUP OF THE YEAR. Main Justice held an awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., to honor top firms in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act arena. This video shows announcement of the finalists and winner in the Practice Group of the Year category.
"I am not going to respond to what I view as the ad hominem attack on this prosecutor." -- Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Malis in response to remarks from then-private attorney Eric Holder.