White Collar MVP: Orrick's Michael Madigan

Law360, New York (December 13, 2012, 2:59 PM EST) -- Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP senior counsel Michael J. Madigan's leadership in conducting aggressive discovery of text messages helped unravel a landmark Foreign Corrupt Practices Act sting against 22 military and law enforcement equipment executives accused of bribing Gabonese officials, earning him a spot on Law360's list of 2012 white collar MVPs.

The decision by Madigan, a veteran of the Washington legal scene, and other defense lawyers to target FBI texts was a tactic that hadn't been tried before. It was coupled with Madigan's willingness to bring...
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