Orrick's Chief DC Litigator Leaves To Found New Firm

Law360, New York (July 5, 2011, 9:46 PM EDT) -- The former head of the Washington litigation practice at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP left to found his own white collar-focused boutique firm Friday.

Preston Burton, who has been at Orrick since August 2005, joined Washington lawyer Gregory L. Poe to found Poe & Burton PLLC, which focuses on federal criminal trials, appeals, grand jury proceedings and criminal investigations, along with Congressional and agency probes, its newly launched website said.

Burton was already a high-profile Washington attorney when he joined Orrick, having represented Monica Lewinsky in...
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