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Scott R Lassar

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Practice Areas

Scott Lassar is senior counsel in the Chicago office. Prior to joining the firm, Scott was the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago.

Scott’s practice involves all aspects of white collar criminal defense, including price fixing, anti-bribery, securities fraud, insider trading, environmental crimes, tax fraud, and healthcare fraud. Scott also has conducted over 40 investigations for public and private companies.

Scott has tried over 45 cases in federal court as a prosecutor and in private practice, including trials involving price fixing, healthcare fraud, securities fraud, securities and commodity trading, accountant’s liability, trade secrets, and federal criminal violations.

Scott also represents parties in intellectual property litigation.

Scott serves on the American Bar Association/Department of Justice Dialogue Group, which meets regularly with the Attorney General on white collar crime issues.

Scott also serves as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers