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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

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Roberto Finzi is a business crime specialist with a concentration on regulatory investigations, international investigations and enforcement proceedings.

Biography

Roberto Finzi is a partner in the litigation department, co-chair of the white-collar and regulatory defence group and a former federal prosecutor. His practice focuses on white-collar matters, including grand jury and regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and internal investigations. Since his return from government service in 2006, he has represented individuals and organisations a variety of law enforcement initiatives, including prosecutions and investigations involving insider trading, accounting fraud, criminal anti-trust, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and health care fraud. His practice also includes providing counsel to clients on all areas of criminal and regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. He regularly represents indigent defendants in pro bono criminal matters.

Between February of 1999 and his return to Paul, Weiss in January of 2006, Roberto was an assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. In his seven years as a federal prosecutor, Roberto handled a wide variety of criminal investigations and prosecutions, conducting numerous jury trials in the district court and briefing and arguing numerous appeals before the Second Circuit. In 2003, Roberto became a member of the Southern District's securities and commodities frauds task force. In that role, he investigated and tried a variety of cases involving, among other things, accounting fraud, investment advisor fraud and market manipulation. Roberto has been recognised by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in litigation: white- collar crime and government investigations. Roberto is recognised by The Legal 500 in the litigation: corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defence category. In 2014, Roberto was named a "future star" by Benchmark Litigation.

Roberto served as an articles editor for the Cornell Law Review and as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph L Tauro, United States District Judge in Boston, Massachusetts.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Roberto Finzi is a business crime specialist with a concentration on regulatory investigations, international investigations and enforcement proceedings.

Biography

Roberto Finzi is a partner in the litigation department, co-chair of the white-collar and regulatory defence group and a former federal prosecutor. His practice focuses on white-collar matters, including grand jury and regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and internal investigations. Since his return from government service in 2006, he has represented individuals and organisations a variety of law enforcement initiatives, including prosecutions and investigations involving insider trading, accounting fraud, criminal anti-trust, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and health care fraud. His practice also includes providing counsel to clients on all areas of criminal and regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. He regularly represents indigent defendants in pro bono criminal matters.

Between February of 1999 and his return to Paul, Weiss in January of 2006, Roberto was an assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York. In his seven years as a federal prosecutor, Roberto handled a wide variety of criminal investigations and prosecutions, conducting numerous jury trials in the district court and briefing and arguing numerous appeals before the Second Circuit. In 2003, Roberto became a member of the Southern District's securities and commodities frauds task force. In that role, he investigated and tried a variety of cases involving, among other things, accounting fraud, investment advisor fraud and market manipulation. Roberto has been recognised by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in litigation: white- collar crime and government investigations. Roberto is recognised by The Legal 500 in the litigation: corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defence category. In 2014, Roberto was named a "future star" by Benchmark Litigation.

Roberto served as an articles editor for the Cornell Law Review and as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph L Tauro, United States District Judge in Boston, Massachusetts.

Investigations 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Roberto Finzi has a remarkable facility handling investigations and prosecutions concerning violations of the FCPA, insider trading and fraud matters.

Biography

Roberto Finzi is a partner in the litigation department, co-chair of the white-collar and regulatory defence group and a former federal prosecutor. His practice focuses on white-collar matters, including grand jury and regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings and internal investigations. Since his return from government service in 2006, he has represented individuals and organisations a variety of law enforcement initiatives, including prosecutions and investigations involving insider trading, accounting fraud, criminal anti-trust, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and healthcare fraud. His practice also includes providing counsel to clients on all areas of criminal and regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. He regularly represents indigent defendants in pro bono criminal matters.

Between February 1999 and his return to Paul, Weiss in January 2006, Roberto was an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. In his seven years as a federal prosecutor, Roberto handled a wide variety of criminal investigations and prosecutions, conducting numerous jury trials in the district court and briefing and arguing numerous appeals before the Second Circuit. In 2003, Roberto became a member of the Southern District’s Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force. In that role, he investigated and tried a variety of cases involving, among other things, accounting fraud, investment adviser fraud and market manipulation. Roberto has been recognised by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in litigation: white-collar crime and government investigations. 

Roberto served as an articles editor for the Cornell Law Review and as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph L Tauro, United States District Judge in Boston, Massachusetts.

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