Latham & Watkins Partner Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Law360, New York (March 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former New York partner at Latham & Watkins LLP reportedly pled guilty Friday to defrauding the firm and its clients of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Samuel A. Fishman, the former chairman of the firm's mergers and acquisitions group and venture and technology group, pled guilty to one count of mail fraud in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York,The Wall Street Journal reported.

He was charged in connection with a scheme in which prosecutors say he mischaracterized more than $200,000 worth...
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