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THE NEW YORK TIMES BUILDING, 620 EIGHTH AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10018, USA
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Richard Strassberg

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Goodwin

Position

Partner Co-Chair, Securities Litigation & White Collar Defense

Career

Rich Strassberg, co-chair of Goodwin Procter's Securities Litigation & White Collar Defense Group, chair of its White Collar Crime & Government Investigations Practice and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, specializes in white collar criminal defense, SEC enforcement proceedings, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) compliance and investigations, corporate internal investigations, and complex business and financial litigation. Under Mr. Strassberg’s leadership, Law360 recognized the Goodwin Procter White Collar Crime and Government Investigations Practice as being one of the top five white collar practices in the United States. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Strassberg was the Chief of the Major Crimes Unit in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, responsible for supervising approximately 25 Assistant U.S. Attorneys in the prosecution of white collar criminal cases.

Education

J.D., 1988 Harvard Law School (cum laude) B.S., 1985 Cornell University (with distinction)


United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Leading individuals: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to individuals

Richard Strassberg - Goodwin

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

In 2018, the team at Goodwin was joined by former head of the office of enforcement at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Anthony Alexis in Washington DC and James Gatta in New York, who served as chief of the Criminal Division in the US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. Silicon Valley's Grant Fondo and New York's Richard Strassberg are representing John Stumpf, former chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo Bank, in litigation and investigations following settlements by various agencies regarding allegations the bank opened unauthorized accounts and issued unauthorized products for customers. Boston's Jennifer Chunias and Silicon Valley's Lloyd Winawer served as lead counsel for the audit committee of Celadon Group's board of directors in connection with an internal investigation into the company's previously issued financial statements. Boston's Joseph Savage and New York's Anne Railton are other key names.

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Richard Strassberg - Goodwin

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