Venable Nabs Top SIGTARP Investigative Counsel

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 5:55 PM EDT) -- Venable LLP on Thursday said it has hired Michael J. Rivera, the former chief investigative counsel for the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, to join the firm’s U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and white collar defense group as a partner in Venable’s D.C. office.

During his time at SIGTARP, Rivera was at the center of the government’s bailout of the U.S. financial sector, investigating and prosecuting major fraud and misconduct associated with the financial crisis. He took the lead on more than...
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