Ex-Paul Hastings Tax Atty Cops To Insider Trading

Law360, New York (May 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP attorney has pled guilty to criminal charges that he paid a former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. employee for illegal tip-offs about expected pharmaceutical mergers, from which the lawyer allegedly reaped more than $100,000 in stock gains.

Eric A. Holzer, 34, a former tax associate with the New York-based firm, entered a guilty plea in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to one count of conspiring to commit insider trading and one count of...
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