Congratulations to our clients Grant Fondo, Derek Cohen, Rushank Shah, Sylvia Ewald and the rest of the Goodwin Procter trial team on the successful defense of their client Ashish Aggarwal.Read Full Article >
I had the privilege recently of being on the faculty of the 30th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime in San Diego. I was on a panel, along with three prominent female attorneys, titled “Women in the Courtroom: A View from the Jury Box.” It was particularly exciting to be able to present the results of original research conducted by DOAR on how mock jurors perceive male and female attorneys.
Our mock juror survey involved two components: First, 880 survey respondents read a brief overview of a white...Read Full Article >
In light of the recent Supreme Court’s refusal to consider the Newman insider trading decision, DOAR reflects on the evolution of public perception toward financial institutions since its 2013 research study was published.
The Headlines:Anger toward financial institutions has led to widespread views of a corrupt financial system Allegations of corporate wrongdoing in other sectors (such as the Volkswagen emissions testing scandal) will increase the public’s belief that there is widespread corruption in the financial sector A generally grim view of the financial sector persists Widespread belief... Read Full Article >
New York, NY: DOAR congratulates Daniel Gitner, Derek Chan, Michael Longyear, and the Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP trial team for their outstanding defense of Rengan Rajaratnam in a closely watched SDNY insider trading case that is sure to have reverberations throughout the legal community.
On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, after less than 4 hours of deliberations, a federal jury acquitted former Galleon Group LLC manager, Rengan Rajaratnam, of a single conspiracy count, thus ending the government’s five-year winning streak in insider trading...Read Full Article >