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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.
565 FIFTH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10017
United States

Position

Christopher B. Harwood is a former federal prosecutor with many years of experience handling complex civil litigation, as well as criminal and regulatory matters. Chris recently joined our firm as a partner. His extensive experience includes dozens of investigations, litigations, and settlements involving the False Claims Act, the Bank Secrecy Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and FIRREA. Chris’s cases have involved allegations of financial fraud, healthcare fraud, federal program and grant fraud, money laundering, failure to file SARs, failure to implement an effective anti-money laundering program, violation of U.S. sanctions laws, breach of contract, and employment discrimination and retaliation

Career

Partner, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC, 2018; Co-Chief, Civil Frauds Unit, United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York, 2016-2018; Deputy Chief, Civil Frauds Unit, United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York, 2014-2016; Assistant United States Attorney, Civil Division, United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York, 2011-2018; Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School, 2018; Assistant United States Attorney, Civil Division, United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, 2007-2009; Litigation Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, 2005-2007, 2010; Law Clerk, Honorable Norman H. Stahl, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2004-2005; Law Clerk, Honorable Joseph L. Tauro, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2003-2004; Adjunct Professor, Cornell University, 2002-2003

Education

Cornell Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Cornell Law Review), 2003; Cornell University (B.A., Government, magna cum laude), 2000