Scott R Lassar is a partner in the Chicago office and co-chair of the firm’s white-collar crime and investigations practice. Prior to joining the firm, Scott was the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago
Scott's practice involves all aspects of white-collar criminal defence, including price fixing, anti-bribery, securities fraud, insider trading, environmental crimes, tax fraud and healthcare fraud. Scott also has conducted over 40 investigations for public and private companies.
Scott has tried over 45 cases in federal court as a prosecutor and in private practice, including trials involving price fixing, healthcare fraud, securities fraud, securities and commodity trading, accountant’s liability, trade secrets, and federal criminal violations.
Scott serves on the American Bar Association/Department of Justice dialogue group, which meets regularly with the attorney general on white-collar crime issues. Scott also serves as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. He received his JD from Northwestern University School of Law in 1975 and his BA from Oberlin College in 1972. He is admitted in Illinois.
WWL says: Scott Lassar’s background as a federal law enforcement official makes him "an asset" to clients.
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