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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

ONE NEW YORK PLAZA, NEW YORK, NY 10004, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 859 8000
Fax:
Fax +1 212 859 4000
Email:
Web:
www.friedfrank.com
Frankfurt, London, New York, Washington DC

Lawrence Gerschwer

Tel:
Work 212.859.8815
Email:
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Work Department

White Collar Criminal Defense and Securities Enforcement, Securities and Shareholder Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense, Antitrust Litigation, Antitrust and Competition, Litigation

Position

Partner in the white collar criminal defense and securities enforcement practice. Practice focuses primarily on white collar criminal and regulatory matters, including internal and government investigations concerning securities and commodities fraud, public corruption and the FCPA.

Career

Hon. Wilfred Feinberg, US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1993-1994); Joined in 2015.

Education

JD, Recipient, Harlan Fiske Stone scholar, Recipient, Alfred Forsythe Award, Senior Editor, Columbia Law Review, Columbia Law School (1993); BA in Biology, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Binghamton University, State University of New York (1983).


United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP's team (which is 'always professional and personable') displays real aptitude for handling individual representations for clients in a variety of white-collar matters. It is chaired by James Wareham in Washington DC and Steven Witzel in New York. As an example of the group's capabilities, Witzel successfully represented William Tirrell, managing director and former head of regulatory reporting at Bank of America, in a four-year SEC investigation and active litigation relating to alleged securities law violations; Witzel achieved a settled order for the client. He also represents former New York City Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte in connection with investigations by the New York City Department of Investigation and other government entities, concerning the alleged personal use of City vehicles and illegal monitoring of telephone calls between inmates and the Department of Investigation. Other recommended practitioners include New York's Evan Barr (whose 'vast experience and understanding of securities law puts clients at ease'), Lawrence GerschwerStephen Juris and Una Dean.

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