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Douglas A Axel

Los Angeles, 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 - California

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Douglas Axel advises clients on a range of white-collar concerns, including fraud, corruption and regulatory actions.
"Douglas is very smart, and has an even demeanor and excellent judgment." "He is an excellent collaborator and people like working with him; he is calm under pressure and works well with others." "Douglas is incredibly knowledgeable and very approachable, you can have a conversation with him without legal jargon."
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DOUGLAS A. AXEL is a partner in Sidley’s Los Angeles office and is co-leader of its White Collar: Government Litigation and Investigations practice. A former federal prosecutor, Doug focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, government enforcement matters, internal investigations and commercial litigation and disputes. He has prosecuted and defended individuals and corporations in a wide range of white collar and government enforcement matters, including matters involving the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, securities fraud, insider trading, consumer protection, healthcare enforcement and antitrust.

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Prior to joining Sidley, Doug was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Central District of California, where he served as the Chief of that Office’s Major Frauds Section. As Chief, he supervised 40 lawyers who investigated and prosecuted a wide range of business and other white-collar crimes, including corporate fraud, healthcare fraud, securities and investment fraud, financial fraud, government procurement fraud, tax fraud and public corruption offenses. As an AUSA, Doug personally prosecuted dozens of criminal white-collar cases. He was lead counsel in many criminal jury trials and argued several cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Douglas A Axel

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