White Collar MVP: Covington's Alan Vinegrad

Law360, New York (November 28, 2011, 5:10 PM EST) -- Earlier this year, Covington & Burling LLP partner Alan Vinegrad convinced the Second Circuit to overturn a high-profile conviction of a General Re Corp. executive accused of participating in a $500 million accounting scandal, freeing his client from a looming 366-day prison sentence and earning him a spot on Law360's list of White Collar MVPs.

Vinegrad represented Robert Graham, an ex-senior vice president and assistant general counsel of Gen Re, during one of the most-watched securities fraud prosecutions in recent history.

In 2008, a federal jury...
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