Latham & Watkins Nets Federal Prosecutor

Law360, New York (July 31, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Latham & Watkins LLP has lured to its New York litigation department a federal prosecutor whose securities and commodities fraud experience ranges from the prosecutions of Martha Stewart to the cases against former Adelphia Communications Corp. executives.

Richard Owens, the former chief of the securities and commodities fraud unit at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, supervised the office’s fraud prosecutions and coordinated the office’s criminal cases with parallel civil enforcement efforts by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodities...
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