Daily Archives: October 8, 2013, 8:30 am

Enforcement 40 for 2013: Theodore V. Wells, Jr.

“When your franchise is on the line, Ted Wells is the lawyer of choice for Fortune 100 CEOs.  Beyond his skill, his experience, his passion, Ted’s track record of successfully defending companies before the government is simply unmatched.  Whether he persuades the government to drop its case, or negotiates a pro-defense settlement, or prevails at trial, Ted Wells delivers —…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Harry J. Weiss

“For years, Harry Weiss has demonstrated a uniquely deft touch at handling the most complicated legal issues. Harry is an incredibly skilled attorney and advocate, and he is admired and trusted by clients, colleagues, and adversaries.  He has an uncanny knack for working through the most difficult issues to achieve successful results. He exudes credibility, and makes solving thorny problems…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Reid H. Weingarten

Long considered one of the nation’s top white-collar defense lawyers, Reid Weingarten has been the go-to lawyer for senior corporate executives going to trial.  His work over the last 30 years has included the defense of former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers, former Enron accounting officer Richard Causey, former Tyco general counsel Mark Belnick, former Monster.com president James Treacy, and former…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: F. Joseph Warin

“Joe Warin is a force of nature. He uses Irish blarney, Nebraska-born common sense, indefatigable energy and an indomitable will  to achieve extraordinary results for the most sophisticated clients.  Joe also has great strategic vision about how the likely result of a case and how to shape it to best serve his client’s needs.  He also senses the trends in…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Jonathan R. Tuttle

“Jon Tuttle is one of the hardest-working members of the securities bar.  He has handled some of the largest and most challenging public company matters involving the SEC and other enforcement agencies, and has done so with deep knowledge of facts and law, with candor and credibility among his friends as well as his adversaries, and always with good humor…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Linda Chatman Thomsen

“Linda Thomsen, the first and to-date only woman to serve as the Director of Enforcement at the SEC, is 14-year veteran of the SEC.  Prior to joining the SEC, Linda served as a federal prosecutor.   Known for her experience handling a broad range of enforcement matters and her strong ties to her former colleagues, Linda skillfully maneuvers clients though…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: John H. Sturc

John Sturc is co-chair of Gibson Dunn’s Securities Enforcement Practice Group. John served as an Associate Director of the Division of Enforcement of the SEC from 1984 to 1990, where he led the Commission’s investigations of Ivan Boesky, Michael Milken and Drexel Burnham Lambert. Previously, Mr. Sturc was a trial lawyer as the Deputy Chief Litigation Counsel of the Division…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: John Reed Stark

“Handling technology-related SEC issues and John Reed Stark have become synonymous.  Stark, an attorney and the first and former Chief of the SEC’s Office of Internet Enforcement, has taught a technology a securities regulation course for 15 years at Georgetown Law and published several dozen articles on the subject, building a reputation along the way as the go-to professional for…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Hon. Stanley Sporkin

“The Honorable Stanley Sporkin often preaches that government officials must use rachmones – a Yiddish term meaning compassion – when they administer justice.  He was famous for that philosophy when he was director of Enforcement, often figuring out ways to settle matters without breaking the spirit or the financial condition of the individuals he sued. Today, on his off hours…

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