The Biggest Criminal Cases Against Lawyers: Midyear Review

Law360 (July 9, 2019, 5:19 PM EDT) -- Being publicly recognized can be a nice thing. But in the first half of the year, some big-name lawyers made the sort of headlines they’d rather not read.

Among the prominent lawyers hit with criminal charges in the first six months of 2019 were a celebrated Willkie deal maker ensnared in the college admissions scandal, a Los Angeles attorney facing federal charges on two coasts, and a former White House counsel accused of lying to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Here’s a primer on the three biggest lawyer criminal cases of the year so far.

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