Friday, February 4, 2011

In the News & Around the Blogosphere

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Outgoing Statewide Prosecutor William Shepherd Joins Holland & Knight's White Collar Defense Team

A Press Release from the law firm of Holland & Knight reports that William Shepherd, who served seven years in the Office of the Attorney General of Florida, and was appointed in 2007 by former Attorney General Bill McCollum as Florida's Statewide Prosecutor has joined the offices of Holland & Knight as part of their white collar defense team.Shepherd was responsible for leading eight offices throughout Florida in the investigation and prosecution of multi-circuit criminal activity.

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February 1, 2011 in Defense Counsel, News, Prosecutors | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, January 31, 2011

Indicting In - House Counsel

Mike Scarcella, BLT Blog, has an article about a sentencing of an in-house counsel - Former In-House Counsel of Buddy's Carpet Gets Prison for Tax Fraud. Will be see more of this with Dodd-Frank?  The role of gatekeepers can be difficult as they serve a client internally, but also have a larger master in the government.

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January 31, 2011 in Prosecutions | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)