White Collar Defense Boom Lures Public Servants Away

Law360, New York (September 24, 2010, 2:06 PM EDT) -- A number of high-ranking white collar prosecutors have left the government for private practice this year, and experts say the booming workload for the defense bar has been one of the biggest lures.

With the passage of financial reform, the explosion in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act actions, the enactment of the U.K.’s Bribery Act, increasing cooperation between the federal agencies and a more zealous prosecutorial attitude in the wake of the financial crisis, the climate has been perfect for the migration of attorneys from the U.S....
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