Ex-Nixon Peabody Atty Convicted Of Obstructing Ponzi Probe

Law360, New York (November 13, 2012, 9:37 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday convicted a former Nixon Peabody LLP partner on prosecutors' claims that he helped cover up a Ponzi scheme by one of his clients by blocking an investigation by U.S. regulators into the scheme.

David Tamman, 45, was convicted after a two-week trial on charges including conspiring to obstruct justice, five counts of altering documents and three counts of abetting his client John Farahi’s false testimony to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, according to a statement Tuesday by the U.S....
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