Standing To Challenge Corporate Searches?

Law360, New York (August 3, 2009, 2:40 PM EDT) -- Your client, the chief executive officer of a corporation, calls you to tell you excitedly that federal agents are at that moment executing a court-authorized search warrant of the company’s headquarters.

Pursuant to the search warrant, obtained in the course of a U.S. Justice Department investigation into financial fraud at the company, the government seizes accounting records from the company’s finance department, located several floors away from the CEO’s personal office in the executive suite.

The government later obtains an indictment charging your client with participating...
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