NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 26, 2018
Marc L. Mukasey, Global Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s White Collar Defense and Special Investigations Practice, has been named one of Law360’s 2018 White Collar MVPs of the Year.
Law360’s MVPs of the Year recognizes attorneys who had extraordinary wins and contributed most to their practice area in the past year. Mukasey was one of six attorneys selected as a White Collar MVP.
Mukasey, a shareholder in the firm’s New York office, is a criminal trial lawyer who defends high-profile executives and corporations in the worlds of finance, energy, media, and sports. Mukasey’s recent work includes two significant white collar defense jury trial victories – the first-ever acquittal in a criminal “spoofing” trial (U.S. v. Flotron) and the successful trial defense of a residential mortgage-backed securities bond trader (U.S. v. Gramins). He also represents Rick Pitino, a legendary college basketball coach, in connection with a highly publicized criminal investigation into corruption in NCAA Basketball, and is currently leading the GT team representing individuals in the ongoing investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. A former Chief in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and an SEC enforcement attorney, Mukasey is active in court and behind the scenes, working with prosecutors to resolve investigations before they’re made public or charges are filed.
Mukasey is frequently recognized for his legal achievements and has been listed in Chambers USA Guide, The Legal 500 United States, The National Law Journal, The Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News – Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers Magazine, among others. Mukasey has previously been selected as a Law360 White Collar MVP in 2013 and 2014. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Mukasey is one of three Greenberg Traurig attorneys recognized as a 2018 Law360 MVP. Greenberg Traurig’s Lori G. Cohen and Todd D. Wozniak were recognized under the publication’s Life Sciences and Benefits categories, respectively.
About Greenberg Traurig’s White Collar Criminal Defense Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice has wide-ranging experience protecting companies and individuals under government scrutiny. The firm’s creative defense lawyers are at the forefront of client service in this area, and Greenberg Traurig is one of very few firms with more than 90 former federal and state prosecutors in its litigation group, and where the majority of litigation shareholders and counsel have first-chair trial experience. The team's defense capabilities include vast experience in structuring internal investigations, developing guidelines and implementing compliance programs and addressing issues of voluntary disclosure, as well as extensive representations involving alleged securities fraud, FCPA violations, health care/pharmaceutical fraud, environmental crimes, money laundering, financial services fraud, public corruption/campaign finance, tax corruption, defense contracting, and bankruptcy fraud.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.