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Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense
Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to corporates - ranked: tier 5

Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to individuals - ranked: tier 2

Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.

Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C. commands industry-wide respect for its investigations and trial work for individuals, particularly senior executives across a range of fields. ‘Dean of the practice’, Elkan Abramowitz, continues to attract major clients. Benjamin Fischer and the ‘smart and experienced’ Jonathan Sack are representing a former employee of Platinum Partners in a criminal case concerning allegations of fraud connected with the valuation and marketing of the hedge fund. Lawrence Iason and Robert Anello are also recommended alongside Catherine Foti, Jodi Misher Peikin and SEC enforcement expert Lawrence Bader.

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Elkan Abramowitz - Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.

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Leading trial lawyers

Elkan Abramowitz - Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C. Elkan Abramowitz has a strong reputation in the New York courts and maintains a track record of representing directors in high-stakes trials. Recent highlights include handling accusations of sexual misconduct for a media mogul, acting for a senior executive of General Motors in the investigation into ignition-switch defects, and managing a federal trial for the CEO of a reverse distributor of pharmaceuticals. Advising individuals in DOJ investigations forms a substantial part of his practice.

Leading trial lawyers

Elkan Abramowitz - Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.

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Securities litigation: defense
Securities litigation: defense - ranked: tier 4

Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.

New York-based litigation boutique Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C. ‘has a very strong securities litigation defense team and is at the top of the list of boutique firms’. The firm’s main focus is on enforcement matters, for which practice head and ‘absolute star’ Elkan Abramowitz and Lawrence Iason are recommended. Edward Spiro is representing the former CEO of Petrobras in a class action arising from an alleged bribery scheme. Spiro and Lawrence Bader, who ‘has encyclopedic knowledge of SEC enforcement issues and a keen strategic sense’, acted for officers of pharmaceuticals company Merck in derivative litigation alleging that it delayed disclosing disappointing results of a clinical drug trial. Robert Anello is also recommended.

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