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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Frankfurt, London, New York, Washington DC

Lawrence Gerschwer

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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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


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.


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


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 ‘strong and experienced’ team is jointly head by ‘great leadersJames Wareham in Washington DC and Steven Witzel in New York. It is renowned for its individual representations in the securities and commodities fraud space. The team secured a victory for William Tirrell in a major SEC investigation and civil litigation, ending in a settlement that imposed no financial penalty and no suspension. It is also defending the Peruvian lawyer, Julio Antonia Castro Roca, against extradition proceedings initiated by the US government relating to an insider trading charge. Evan Barr is representing the former Citigroup foreign currency exchange trader, Christopher Cummins, in connection with ongoing investigations and prosecutions being conducted by the DOJ antitrust division. The ‘strategic and extremely knowledgeableStephen Juris is also recommended. The New York team was recently joined by Una Dean, a cybersecurity expert and the former assistant US attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Lawrence Gerschwer is also recommended for his ‘strong judgement’.

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