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Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

575 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10022-2585, USA
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Work +1 212 940 8800
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Fax +1 212 940 8776
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www.kattenlaw.com

Scott Resnik

Tel:
Work +1.212.940.8543
Email:
Web:
www.kattenlaw.com/Scott-Resnik
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Scott A. Resnik is the chair of Katten’s national White Collar, Investigations and Compliance practice, as well as co-head of the firm’s New York Litigation practice. He represents individuals and businesses in white collar criminal matters, securities litigation, regulatory enforcement matters, complex civil litigation and corporate internal investigations.

Since joining Katten in 2005, Scott has handled dozens of investigations for clients, including hedge funds, broker-dealers, health care companies and hospitals. He manages cases involving white collar fraud, wire fraud, insider trading, compliance issues, Medicare Anti-Kickback statute issues, fraudulent tax shelters and insurance fraud. Scott, an experienced trial lawyer, handles complex white collar matters in both federal and state courts and in connection with investigations by federal and state regulatory agencies.

Before joining the firm, Scott served more than six years in the US Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey. As an Assistant US Attorney, Scott prosecuted criminal matters, including public corruption, tax evasion, bank fraud, mail and wire fraud, money laundering, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and securities fraud. He began his legal career as a judicial clerk for Justice Stewart G. Pollock of the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Education

JD, Harvard Law School, cum laude; AB, Princeton University, summa cum laude


United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Drawing on significant trial experience, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is noted for its team of 'exceptional attorneys, who respond quickly' to clients, which include both corporates and individuals. In New York, Scott Resnik represented the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation in a fraud trial against the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General regarding services provided to undocumented immigrants; the client was cleared on all charges. He also defended William Scully, former president of Pharmalogical, in a 73-count indictment in the Eastern District of New York regarding allegations that the company bought unapproved pharmaceuticals in Europe to resell in the US; Resnik obtained acquittals on the 11 most serious counts and secured a relatively lenient sentence. Other important names include Alan Brudner in New York, Gil Soffer in Chicago, Nadira Clarke in Washington DC and Lily Chinn in San Francisco.

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