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Scott R Lassar

Scott R Lassar
Office:
One South Dearborn
60603
City:
Chicago
State:
Illinois
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 312 853 7668
Fax:
+1 312 853 7036

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Business Crime Defence: Individuals

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.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Business Crime Defence which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Business Crime Defence: Corporates

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: The "truly talented" Scott Lazar is admired for his “intricate knowledge of US business crime law”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Business Crime Defence which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Investigations: Lawyers

Scott Lassar is a partner in Sidley's Chicago office. Prior to joining the firm, Mr Lassar was the United States attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago. As the district's top federal law enforcement official, Mr Lassar managed 130 assistant US attorneys who handled civil litigation, and criminal investigations and prosecutions involving white-collar fraud, public corruption, narcotics trafficking and violent crime. While serving as United States attorney, Mr Lassar personally tried several cases, including the ADM price-fixing case, for which Mr Lassar received the Department of Justice's Distinguished Service Award.

Mr Lassar's practice involves all aspects of white-collar criminal defence, including price fixing, anti-bribery, securities fraud, insider trading, environmental crimes, tax fraud and health-care fraud. Scott also has conducted over 40 investigations for public and private companies.

Mr Lassar has tried over 45 cases in federal court as a prosecutor and in private practice, including trials involving price fixing, health-care fraud, securities fraud, securities and commodity trading, accountant’s liability, trade secrets and federal criminal violations.

Mr Lassar serves on the American Bar Association/Department of Justice Dialogue Group, which meets regularly with the attorney general on white-collar crime issues. He 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: Has a "formidable" background in law enforcement and is one of the foremost investigations lawyers in Chicago

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Investigations which can be purchased from our Shop.

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