Dechert Hires Raj Prosecutor For White Collar Team

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 9:37 PM EST) -- The man largely responsible for putting Galleon Group LLC founder Raj Rajaratnam behind bars for insider trading will be joining Dechert LLP as a partner on its white collar and securities team.

Jonathan Streeter, who was the lead prosecutor in the massive insider trading case in the Southern District of New York, will work with the white collar and securities group within the litigation division, according to Dechert spokesperson Beth Huffman.

Rajaratnam, dubbed "the modern face of illegal insider trading" by prosecutors, was sentenced to 11...
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