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Shearman & Sterling LLP

599 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10022-6069, USA
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Philip Urofsky

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Philip Urofsky, a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Litigation Group, is a former federal prosecutor with extensive experience investigating and prosecuting criminal and civil violations of the FCPA, the money laundering and mail and wire fraud statutes, and economic sanctions laws and regulations. He advises clients on conducting internal investigations, designing and implementing compliance programs, as well as conducting due diligence in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, and concerning retention of third parties. Additionally, Mr. Urofsky has extensive experience responding to and defending against federal, state, and international criminal, civil, and administrative investigations, prosecutions, and trials on behalf of both business entities and individuals.

Education

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1988, Virginia Law Review, Articles Review Board, Order of the Coif; University of Virginia, B.A., 1985, with Highest Distinction


United States: Tax

US taxes: contentious

Within: US taxes: contentious

Michael Shulman and Laurence Crouch lead the team at Shearman & Sterling LLP. The firm acted for Zürcher Kantonalbank, a state-owned Swiss bank, in a criminal tax investigation by the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, which resulted in settlement; Philip Urofsky led the matter. Kristen Garry negotiated a full concession for Rembrandt Vision Technologies in a case before the US Tax Court that relates to the tax treatment of a patent litigation settlement. Other names to note are Robert Rudnick, Nathan Tasso and counsel Richard Gagnon. All named attorneys practice out of Washington DC.

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