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Perkins Coie LLP

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

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What the team is known for

Newly formed practice consisting of litigators hired from the firm previously known as Richards, Kibbe & Orbe LLP. This new team brings impressive experience in representing institutional and individual clients across a range of commercial and criminal defense matters, with particular expertise in cross-border cases involving both criminal and civil agencies. Considered a destination practice for financial services entities facing major regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. Calls on a strong group of courtroom advocates with extensive trial and appellate experience and expertise in defending allegations of benchmark manipulation, money laundering and other complex financial fraud.

Strengths

Interviewees draw attention to the team's "strategic thinkers who are well versed in financial fraud matters."

Notable practitioners

David Massey is frequently called on to guide clients facing regulatory investigation and government enforcement proceedings, with noted experience defending allegations of money laundering, financial fraud and FCPA violations.
"He has an understated, softly spoken presence. He analyzes the case and presents the details to the client effectively."

Lee Richards draws on decades of experience representing senior employees and institutions in external and internal investigations and related criminal proceedings.
"A very sophisticated lawyer with practical judgment and a lot of experience in monitorships." "He is a very highly regarded figure who has a great reputation and gets great clients."

Shari Brandt demonstrates expertise in a variety of white-collar proceedings, having acted in significant internal investigations, regulatory enforcement matters and complex criminal and civil litigation, particularly for clients from the financial services sector."Incredibly well versed in trading and derivative matters." "She does such a fantastic job for her clients and is incredibly dedicated." "Nobody understands trading and brokerage better than her. She has a real depth of understanding and experience that is unparalleled."

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations Department

Perkins Coie LLP

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30 Rockefeller Plaza

22nd Floor

New York

New York

USA

NY 10112

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


David Massey
Band 4
Lee S Richards III
Band 1
Shari Brandt
Band 4