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Sean M Berkowitz

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Sean Berkowitz is Global Chair of the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and he focuses his practice on complex litigation, and specializes in creative strategies to solve the issues that confront today’s corporations and executives. He has an established record of successfully resolving cases at trial and via dispositive motions in a wide variety of subject areas. In addition to his trial work, Mr. Berkowitz also represents multinational companies, Boards of Directors and individuals involved in criminal or regulatory investigations throughout the world.


Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Berkowitz served in several federal government positions, including Deputy Chief of the General Crimes Section for the United States Attorney’s office in the Northern District of Illinois and Director of the special task force created to investigate the Enron corporate scandal, and lead prosecutor in the criminal case against Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling.


JD, Harvard Law School, 1992

cum laude

BA, Tulane University, 1989

summa cum laude (Valedictorian)