Sidley Austin Snags Ex-Assistant U.S. Atty

Law360, New York (February 22, 2010, 3:21 PM EST) -- Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Douglas Axel has joined international law firm Sidley Austin LLP as a partner and white collar litigation team member in the firm's Los Angeles office.

Axel was formerly chief of the major frauds section for the U.S. attorney's office for the Central District of California, where he was responsible for federal white collar crime prosecution in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

“Sidley has all of the attributes I was seeking in a law firm: a deep bench of talented lawyers,...
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