The Senate approved by unanimous consent Zachary Fardon’s nomination to replace Patrick Fitzgerald as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.
A recent Fifth Circuit decision, while arguably correct, “has a very perverse effect on whether to report internally or not,” said Christian Bartholomew of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved by voice vote Zach Fardon’s nomination to replace Patrick Fitzgerald as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.
The nominee to replace Patrick Fitzgerald as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois has submitted his Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire.
If confirmed, Fardon would succeed the legendary Patrick Fitzgerald, who ran the office for nearly 11 years before departing last year.
WilmerHale LLP was honored for Practice Group of the Year, with Kirkland & Ellis LLP taking top honors in the category FCPA Trailblazers. Kobre & Kim LLP was honored for Trial Firm of the Year.
Main Justice on May 6 will unveil complete profiles of the 31 firms honored this week at our invitation-only Best FCPA Lawyers & Client Service Awards luncheon, held Tuesday at The Hotel Monaco in Washington, D.C.
In addition, Main Justice will release its highly anticipated Global Anti-Corruption Practice Survey, an essential and comprehensive new guidebook that [...]
The Antitrust Division will now file the names of culpable employees under seal.
Wendy Huang Waszmer prosecuted a high-profile case involving three former financial services executives.
Gary Grindler was most recently Attorney General Eric Holder’s chief of staff.
Grindler has served in a number of roles at the department, including as the acting No. 2.
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Few surprises in a list compiled by Reuters: Most are former top Bush I and II-era Justice Department officials.
John Richter, who served as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma from 2005 to 2009, is rejoining the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
When five of the world’s biggest shipping and logistics companies agreed to plead guilty to price-fixing in 2010, they didn’t know Congress would later erect hurdles to new defense contracts.
A newly created third assistant chief’s slot in the Justice Department’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit goes to a former Brooklyn prosecutor of violent crimes and terrorism.
Lawyers in several high-profile prosecutions last year explained their strategies at the American Bar Association’s white collar crime meeting in Miami last week.
Marc Smolonsky, associate deputy secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, was among the panelists on Capitol Hill for the Main Justice forum: “What’s Next? Strategies for Improving Compliance with Fraud and Abuse Laws.”
J. Sedwick Sollers has a wide range of experience in civil and criminal matters.
Donna N. Kooperstein had been with the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division for more than three decades.
Lauren Stevens was indicted twice in connection with the company’s response to an off-label marketing investigation. A federal judge threw the case out in May.
The government’s increasingly creative theories of health care fraud and abuse enforcement are raising questions about due process and the limits of criminal liability for corporations and executives. Our panel of industry lawyers and experts explores what it means when prosecutors become de facto regulators of health care and pharmaceutical companies.
Paul Clement, who was Solicitor General during the George W. Bush administration, has emerged in recent months as the conservative movement’s new point man on hot-button legal issues.
Alexander K. Haas has joined the Washington office of King and Spalding.
But a federal prosecutor credited increased government resources and more sophisticated tactics for detecting fraud.
The department files a brief siding with a federal court employee in San Francisco.
The policy by the HHS Office of Inspector General is overly harsh, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Michael R. Pauze will focus on government and corporate internal investigations and litigation.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington alleges House Speaker John Boehner broke federal law.
Attorney General Eric Holder should resign over the implementation of a gun smuggling program, the National Rifle Association’s executive vice president said.
A former solicitor general praises another who quit a law firm over a principle.
"He certainly comes at the law from a prosecutor's perspective." -- William Yeomans on DOJ official Roy Austin, the leading candidate to head ICE.