Manatt Snatches White Collar Star From Covington

Law360, New York (September 29, 2010, 7:26 PM EDT) -- Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP boosted its white collar defense practice on Wednesday, welcoming a new hire whose career in high-stakes corporate criminal defense will bolster the firm's New York litigation practice.

Jacqueline C. Wolff joined the firm as a partner, making the leap from Covington & Burling LLP, where she made waves defending corporations and individuals in litigation involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations and healthcare and securities fraud.

Manatt was “a perfect fit” for the former assistant U.S. district attorney, who said Wednesday that...
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