Ex-Latham Partner Sentenced To Prison Over Fraud

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has sentenced a former Latham & Watkins LLP partner to 15 months behind bars and ordered him to pay a $10,000 fine for defrauding the firm and its clients of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

On Friday, Judge Victor Marrero of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York also ordered Samuel A. Fishman, 51, to pay $350,000 in restitution to his former firm and to serve three years' supervised release following his prison sentence.

Fishman pled guilty in March 2008...
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