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Ex-DOJ Atty Says ConvergEx Counsel Helped Prosecute Exec

Law360 (May 14, 2018, 4:02 PM EDT) -- A former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor testified in New Jersey federal court on Monday that outside counsel for brokerage ConvergEx Group LLC helped prosecute a former executive, as a judge mulls whether that assistance made the BigLaw attorneys part of the prosecution team.

Former ConvergEx executive Anthony Blumberg was charged with taking undisclosed profits on certain trades in 2014, and argues that the company's cooperation with the DOJ in the years leading up to his indictment essentially turned the lawyers into prosecutors.

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