Nixon Peabody Lures Mass. Prosecutor To White Collar Group

Law360, New York (March 28, 2013, 6:36 PM EDT) -- Gerry Leone, the current district attorney of Middlesex County, Mass., who prosecuted the “shoe bomber” Richard Reid, will join Nixon Peabody LLP as a partner in the firm’s government investigations and white collar practice in Boston, the firm has announced.

Leone will join the firm after stepping down from his position next month, the firm said. He currently oversees prosecution and investigation efforts in Massachusetts’ largest county, which includes 54 cities and towns and more than a quarter of Massachusetts' population.

“Nixon Peabody has a strong...
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