Ex-Wilson Sonsini Atty Fights Record Sentence In 3rd Circ.

Law360, Philadelphia (April 24, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT) -- A former Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC attorney slapped with the longest prison term ever doled out in an insider trading scheme should not have been sentenced based on the profits reaped by his co-conspirators, the Third Circuit heard during oral arguments Wednesday.

Counsel for Matthew Kluger, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison in July 2012 after pleading guilty to charges that he provided confidential information on corporate deals over the course of 17 years in the $37 million scheme, told a three-judge panel...
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