White Collar Crime

Legislation & Lobbying

Former governor may lose pension under measure he signed into law

Judiciary

No evidence supports claim US magistrate was aware of husband’s affair with probe target, judge says

Securities Law

Ex-Wilson Sonsini worker who ignored ‘wake-up call’ insider-trade case gets 2 years

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred attorney charged with using another lawyer’s name in traffic-court case

Corporate Law

Merchants say lawyer should lose $32M fee award over alleged email contact with opposing counsel

Trials & Litigation

Judge blames ‘mindless digital interaction’ for juror texts during murder trial, OKs guilty verdict

White-Collar Crime

‘Disgrace to the entire legal profession’ gets time in 2 federal fraud cases

White-Collar Crime

Convicted of theft of $2K in services, ex-judge faces potential loss of $6K monthly pension

Trials & Litigation

Leading NY lawmaker lied to FBI about son’s law firm job; felony conviction puts his own job at risk

White-Collar Crime

7th Circuit nixes 5 counts in conviction of ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich, calls for new sentence

White-Collar Crime

Fired secretary is star witness at trial of ex-judge accused of operating business from chambers

White-Collar Crime

Partner who overheard lawyer discuss client merger is indicted for alleged insider trading

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge gets 2 years in bribery case, lawyer gets 1 year

Trials & Litigation

Lawmaker’s son hired despite ‘acting like a clown’ at firm party, witness testifies at trial

White-Collar Crime

Dewey & LeBoeuf executives cooked the books, former law firm finance director testifies

White-Collar Crime

Ex-judge likely to serve only 30 days for stealing drug evidence from courthouse

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who had firm pay his personal expenses in lieu of a paycheck pleads guilty to tax evasion

White-Collar Crime

11th Circuit OKs wire-fraud conviction of lawyer who impersonated state bar official

Corporate Law

Judge nixes jury conviction of ex-Goldman Sachs programmer, calls law a bad fit in source-code case

Criminal Justice

2 lawyers who helped 1 client break the law are convicted in unrelated cases