Federal Judge Hire Would Be Shrewd Addition For Debevoise

Law360, New York (February 29, 2016, 3:02 PM EST) -- Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has been bulking up its white collar group, and buzz that the firm is about to add U.S. District Judge John Gleeson to its ranks fits into a play to get an edge in the ever-competitive — and increasingly lucrative — white collar arena, experts say.

Judge Gleeson, a former Brooklyn federal prosecutor who helped secure a hard-won conviction of mob boss John "Teflon Don" Gotti, announced his resignation from the Eastern District of New York in January and reports this past week say he will be headed to Debevoise after his resignation takes effect on March...

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