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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - California
"Brian is an outstanding attorney, his competence and skills are recognized throughout the legal community." "He can be trusted with the most sensitive and important of assignments." "Brian has the gift of helping keep emotions calm during challenging situations."
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BRIAN STRETCH is the former United States Attorney for the Northern District of California and is a seasoned trial lawyer with 23 years of litigation experience. He focuses his practice on the full range of federal enforcement and internal investigation matters, with a particular emphasis on corporate investigations and criminal defense matters. Prior to joining Sidley, Brian spent 18 years as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California, where he personally handled securities fraud, mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, corruption, and RICO cases. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s office, he served as a Deputy District Attorney in the Marin County District Attorney’s Office. During his career, Brian has personally tried over three dozen federal and state jury trials to verdict and argued multiple appeals in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.