Former Acting US Attorney Joins Cleary Gottlieb

Law360, New York (November 9, 2009, 12:13 PM EST) -- Lev Dassin, a former acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, is joining the litigation practice of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.

As a partner in the firm's New York office, Dassin will advise on complex commercial litigation as well as trial and enforcement matters. He officially begins Nov. 16.

Dassin was acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York — where he supervised prosecutions of Bernard Madoff, Marc Dreier and many others — until a successor was confirmed in...
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