Former FinCEN Boss Lands New Post At Cleary Gottlieb

Law360, New York (November 13, 2012, 3:51 PM EST) -- Former Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Director James H. Freis Jr. is set to join Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP as counsel in its Washington office, the firm announced Monday.

Freis, who was pushed out from his spot atop the U.S. Treasury Department's financial crime fighting division in May, will be a part of Cleary Gottlieb's international banking and financial institutions practice and will advise on enforcement and regulatory matters, the firm said.

“With more than 10 years of experience serving in the U.S. Treasury and...
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