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Morrison Cohen LLP Names Jason P. Gottlieb as Chair of White Collar and Regulatory Enforcement Practice Group

December 17, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 17, 2018--Morrison Cohen LLP announced today that Jason P. Gottlieb has been named chair of the firm’s white collar and regulatory enforcement practice group. Gottlieb is a partner in the firm’s business litigation department.

Morrison Cohen’s white collar and regulatory enforcement practice group represents corporate entities and individuals in investigations brought by a wide array of governmental agencies including the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Attorney’s offices nationwide, the New York Attorney General’s office, and local district attorneys, as well as securities and commodities exchanges and self-regulatory organizations.

The group’s subject area expertise includes securities; commodities, futures and derivatives; cryptocurrency; insider trading; accounting fraud; U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations; money laundering; antitrust violations; health care fraud; real estate; and bank, wire and other financial fraud.

“Jason has intimate knowledge and familiarity with the numerous and evolving regulatory challenges facing sophisticated businesses and their officers, directors and employees, and is able to employ that knowledge to best protect their business interests,” Morrison Cohen Chairman David Scherl said. “He is highly regarded for his strategic and commercial insights in the worlds of securities, futures, cryptocurrency, and private equity, and he regularly navigates a wide variety of enforcement proceedings in numerous arenas, from internal investigations all the way through regulatory litigation in the courts.”

Gottlieb’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, arbitration, and regulatory enforcement relating to securities, commodities, cryptocurrency, futures and derivatives, and structured finance. He is the principal author of the  MoCo Cryptocurrency Litigation Tracker and was named to the  National Law Journal ’s inaugural list of  2018 Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech Trailblazers.

About Morrison Cohen LLP

Morrison Cohen LLP is one of New York’s leading full-service mid-size commercial law firms. The firm was named to Vault’s 2019 “Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For” and to Vault’s inaugural ranking as one of the “15 Best Midsize Law Firms in New York.” For three consecutive years, the firm was named to The National Law Journal ’s Midsize Hot List. Morrison Cohen offers deep experience and senior-level attorney attention at rational billing rates. The firm provides a full array of highly sophisticated corporate, capital markets, business litigation, real estate, bankruptcy and reorganization, compensation, benefits and employment, and other commercial, transactional, and individual client legal services.

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CONTACT: David A. Scherl, Chairman

212-735-8716

dscherl@morrisoncohen.comStephen T. Long, Director of Marketing

Morrison Cohen LLP

212-735-8677

slong@morrisoncohen.com

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SOURCE: Morrison Cohen LLP

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