Martoma Witness Calls SAC's Cohen 'Greatest Trader' Ever

Law360, New York (January 29, 2014, 8:00 PM EST) -- Defense lawyers in the insider trading case against former SAC Capital Advisors LP portfolio manager Mathew Martoma called a lineup of SAC employees Wednesday — including one who called Steven Cohen the “greatest” — as the trial winds down.

The SAC employees, part of a defense case that began Tuesday, offered testimony that suggested that Martoma might not have been the brains behind trades in Wyeth Ltd. and Elan Corp. that helped make SAC $276 million in profits and avoided losses ahead of the announcement of...
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