Bruce Yannett is Deputy Presiding Partner of Debevoise & Plimpton and Chair of the firm's White Collar & Regulatory Defense Practice Group. He focuses on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement and internal investigations. He represents a broad range of companies, financial institutions and their executives in matters involving securities fraud, accounting fraud, foreign bribery, cybersecurity, insider trading and money laundering. He has extensive experience representing corporations and individuals outside the United States in responding to inquiries and investigations.
Mr. Yannett’s practice also encompasses complex litigation, including derivative cases, shareholder actions and commercial disputes. He is a member of the American Law Institute. Mr. Yannett is on the Board of Advisors for the New York University Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement. He previously served as co-chair of the ABA Litigation Section’s Task Force on Attorney-Client Privilege and as co-chair of the ABA’s Criminal Litigation Committee. He is admitted to appear before the Second, Fifth, Tenth and D.C. Circuits, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the District of Columbia.