Morgan Lewis Brings Prosecutor Mindset To Fraud Cases

Law360, New York (December 8, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- When former Kmart Vice President Joseph Hofmeister was indicted by federal prosecutors for allegedly misrecording $42.4 million in company payments, he looked to law firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius -- home to several former prosecutors -- for his defense.

Attorneys in Morgan Lewis’ securities litigation practice took the case to trial and won a dismissal of the case against Hofmeister, thanks in part to the unique perspective provided by spending years as federal prosecutors.

Leslie Caldwell, a partner with Morgan Lewis’ White Collar and Corporate Investigations...
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