NYC White Collar Vet Closes Shop, Joins Winston & Strawn

Law360, New York (June 10, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT) -- One of the country’s leading criminal defense attorneys, who gained fame for his eloquent defenses of accused Mafia men and indicted New York politicians, has closed his private practice to join Winston & Strawn LLP’s litigation practice group as partner.

Gerald L. Shargel, who has been practicing law since 1969, told Law360 Monday that he will continue his criminal defense work while expanding his civil litigation practice. Winston & Strawn’s commitment to trying difficult cases makes the firm a good match for his practice, he said....
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