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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - New York
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Justine Harris is an experienced trial lawyer representing individuals and companies in criminal and white-collar matters, as well as complex civil and regulatory proceedings. Ms. Harris has expertise on a variety of complex financial and legal issues. She routinely defends individuals charged with insider trading, securities fraud, bank fraud, RICO, mortgage fraud, obstruction of justice, bribery and tax fraud. Ms. Harris also represents individuals in sensitive federal and state grand jury proceedings, internal investigations, and investigations conducted by government agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB), and the New York State Attorney General.
Co-Founder and Partner, Colson & Harris LLP (2010-2016); Assistant Federal Public Defender, EDNY (2001-2010); Associate, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP (1997-2001); Law Clerk, the Honorable Eugene H. Nickerson, EDNY (1996-1997). Ms. Harris is a graduate of Columbia Law School and Harvard College.
Women’s White Collar Defense Association (Chair, Thought Leadership Sub-committee); Federal Defenders of New York (Chair, Board of Directors); Center for Appellate Litigation (Board of Directors); New York Council of Defense Lawyers; New York City Bar Association; Federal Bar Council.