College Bribery Defendants Tap Quinn Emanuel, Dentons

By Hailey Konnath (March 21, 2019, 10:48 PM EDT) -- Attorneys from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Dentons and Greenberg Traurig LLP have been added to the ranks of defense counsel in the college admissions fraud scheme federal prosecutors revealed last week.

The firms join a growing list of BigLaw and smaller firms representing the high-profile defendants in the criminal cases, which involve some 50 wealthy parents, college coaches and officials, consultants and others accused of buying students' way into top schools.

According to court filings, Quinn Emanuel's William D. Weinreb and Michael T. Packard are now representing real estate mogul Robert Flaxman, CEO of Crown Realty & Development, who...

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