Ex-Wilson Sonsini Staffer Seeks To Avoid Jail Over Trades

Law360, New York (July 16, 2015, 6:22 PM EDT) -- A former Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC information technology employee told a New York federal judge Wednesday he should not be sentenced to jail for trading on inside information about client deals and apologized for any damage to the firm’s reputation.

Attorneys for Dmitry Braverman requested a sentence of home confinement and community service, calling the defendant’s crimes a “clear aberration” and saying he had been punished sufficiently — including by being fired from his job as an IT engineer at Wilson Sonsini in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Braverman copped to one count of securities fraud in November, admitting...

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