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One of the country’s leading securities regulation and enforcement and white collar defense attorneys, Lawrence Iason represents financial institutions, major corporations and their senior corporate officers, and prominent individuals in a wide variety of high-profile and complex white collar cases. He has successfully represented clients in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Larry is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully represented clients at all stages of criminal and civil trials, in arbitrations, and on appeal. He has also counseled corporate boards in connection with numerous issues, including corporate governance and accounting issues.


Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, S.D.N.Y. Former Regional Administrator for the New York office of the SEC. Former Law Clerk for the Honorable Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Former Assistant Special Prosecutor, Watergate Special Prosecution Force.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Member of the New York City, New York State, and American Bar Associations, the Federal Bar Council, and the New York Council of Defense Lawyers.


New York University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, Editor, Law Review), Yale University (B.A.).