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 [...]
A panel featuring Commerce Department officials raised questions about the costs and benefits of new regulation.
But the Justice Department says essentially, “If the crime fits …”
Once associated mostly with drug rings, asset freezes and forfeitures are stirring concern in the foreign bribery realm.
Gray areas may remain despite the new FCPA guidance but attorneys say it offers as clear a picture as could be expected.
Recent Justice Department failings were highlighted at a panel discussion today, but U.S. Attorney Neil MacBride said prosecutors won’t be retreating.
The filing of the voluntary dismissal, late on the evening before a long holiday weekend, appeared timed to minimize media attention. UPDATE: 5/27.
The foreign bribery conviction of a sales agent in the Lindsey Manufacturing Co. case will be vacated if the dismissal of the indictment against the Azuza, Calif.-company and two of its executives stands.
Judge A. Howard Matz in Los Angeles also indicated he didn’t find the underlying bribery case compelling, though the motion to dismiss was granted based on a finding of prosecutorial misconduct.
U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz tentatively ruled Tuesday to dismiss with prejudice the foreign bribery convictions in the Lindsey Manufacturing Co. case.
She will handle white collar and government investigations.
A case that has already sparked serious accusations shows no sign of cooling.
Venable LLP announced yesterday that white collar defense attorney Jan Handzlik joined the firm as a partner in its SEC/White-Collar Group.
Two new defense lawyers and a federal prosecutor entered the fray last week in the ongoing foreign bribery mega-trial in Washington, D.C.
Too many bills that amounted to $27 million were said to contain “vague and inadequate descriptions of work.”
Amy Berman Jackson first was nominated in June 2010 but never confirmed. President Barack Obama renominated her Jan. 5.
Voting takes place May 2 to June 3.
From 1975 to 1985, Carol Elder Bruce worked in the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia.
From 1990 to 1994, Glenn Ivey was a federal prosecutor in the District of Columbia.
The Senate returned to President Barack Obama 13 former federal prosecutors and Justice Department attorneys who were nominated to judgeships.
“Meetings of a personal nature” with former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick bring professional embarrassment.
We don’t mind that the Oklahoma Republican used our copyrighted photo for partisan political purposes. We do mind that he didn’t pay us for it.
Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson stopped by the 30th birthday party of McGruff the Crime Dog, held on the rooftop of the Venable LLP law firm in Washington.
President Barack Obama nominated to former Assistant U.S. Attorneys to positions on the U.S. District Court for D.C.
The New York Times Wedding Section profiled an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Maryland who wed her entrepreneur fiancee at a ceremony last weekend.
President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated three people for positions on the U.S. district courts and one attorney to an appellate court.
The former U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California and a former Assistant U.S. Attorney joined the firm’s white collar defense practice.
Mary Patrice Brown, who was tapped to lead the Justice Department’s ethics unit in April, is on track for a nomination to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Sheryl Robinson Wood, now a partner at Venable LLP in Washington and Baltimore, resigned from a lucrative court monitoring job in Detroit after evidence surfaced of an improper relationship with Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor who pleaded guilty in a sex and corruption scandal.
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.