Gibson Dunn Subpoena Row Sends Warning On Firm Probes

By Martin Bricketto (October 9, 2015, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A battle over a subpoena for more information from Gibson Dunn's report for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office on the George Washington Bridge scandal underscores the perils of internal investigations and will become a more common occurrence if prosecutors increasingly target individuals over corporate wrongdoing, some attorneys say.

If the U.S. Department of Justice makes good on a new policy to hold individuals more accountable for corporate misconduct — as DOJ Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates laid out in a memorandum last month — and brings more criminal cases against individuals after internal investigations, courts may find guidance in...

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