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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - New York
"Very talented.""An impressively deep thinker."
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Victor L. Hou’s practice focuses on litigation, including government enforcement work, white-collar criminal defense, securities litigation, corporate governance, and general commercial litigation.
He has represented numerous financial institutions and multinational corporations in securities, antitrust and other complex litigation, as well as in criminal and regulatory matters involving the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and state attorney general’s offices. Victor regularly conducts internal investigations involving allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, financial and accounting fraud, and insider trading. He has also advised boards of directors on corporate governance.
Joined firm (2007); Partner (2010); Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of NY (2001-2007); Teaching Fellow at Harvard University (1999); Cravath Swaine & Moore (1997-2001); J.D., New York University School of Law (1997); A.B., cum laude, Georgetown University (1992).
New York Bar, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Member, Board of Directors of The Legal Aid Society and Member, New York Council of Defense Lawyers.