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Spears & Imes LLP

David Spears

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - New York

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David Spears offers a wealth of experience acting for financial services sector clients in criminal trials and civil enforcement and regulatory proceedings.
"He is extremely knowledgeable and has a wide breadth of experience." "Fearless, a quick study, and a great adviser." "He's terrific."
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Litigation Partner concentrating in white-collar criminal defense, securities enforcement defense, and complex civil litigation. Has had extensive jury trial experience in criminal and civil cases, and has had many high profile victories in courts around the United States. Frequently works on matters with significant international aspects and has represented numerous clients based in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

Career

Member of New York Bar in 1978; District of Columbia Bar in 1982. Founding and Current Partner of Spears & Imes LLP. Former Assistant United States Attorney (Criminal Division), Southern District of New York (1983-88); Trial Attorney and Deputy Chief Trial Attorney, Securities and Exchange Commission, Enforcement Division (1982-83); Attorney Advisor to Commissioner Robert B. Pitofsky of the Federal Trade Commission (1978-80).

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association (Criminal Justice Section), New York Council of Defense Lawyers, Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Personal

Born April 18, 1952; BA Northwestern University, 1974; JD Columbia University School of Law, 1977.

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David Spears

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