Convicted Ex-Crowell Atty Disbarred By DC Court Of Appeals

Law360, Wilmington (February 27, 2014, 9:36 PM EST) -- The D.C. Court of Appeals on Thursday disbarred former Crowell & Moring LLP attorney Douglas Arntsen, who pled guilty in 2012 to embezzling more than $10 million from an investment firm and real estate management company, two former clients of the firm, and was sentenced to up to 12 years in prison.

A three-judge panel found that Arntsen’s conviction for multiple counts of first-degree grand larceny and a single count of first-degree scheme to defraud involved crimes of “moral turpitude,” making his disbarment mandatory, according to...
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