Goffer Never Knew Ropes & Gray Tipster: Atty

Law360, New York (May 23, 2011, 6:02 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for Zvi Goffer and other defendants in a New York insider trading case spun off from the Galleon Group LLC probe on Monday painted a former Ropes & Gray LLP patent lawyer who participated in the scheme as clueless.

Brien Santarlas, 34, actually knew few key details of the deals that he then passed along to a friend, Jason Goldfarb, defense attorneys argued. Goldfarb then acted as a middleman, giving the information to former Galleon trader Zvi Goffer, who is now on trial with his...
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