NEW YORK, June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Walden Macht & Haran LLP (www.wmhlaw.com), a leading law firm for white collar defense, commercial litigation, and government investigations, today announced that Sean P. Casey has joined the firm as a partner. A former assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as well as senior counsel in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Casey will add significant knowledge and expertise to Walden Macht & Haran's white collar and financial services teams.
Over his years in private practice, Casey has gained extensive experience counseling international corporations and individuals in sophisticated white collar matters and internal investigations. By serving at both the SEC and the DOJ, Casey is adept at advising clients across the financial services sector in response to any form of U.S. government regulatory or criminal investigation. His practice focuses on futures trading, market manipulation and spoofing, corruption and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, securities and tax fraud, and insider trading.
"Few lawyers have Sean's range of experience in financial services investigations. We are very fortunate to have him as part of our fast-growing team," said Jim Walden, partner, Walden Macht & Haran.
"Sean's capacity to understand the issues faced by our clients in the financial industries and effectively advocate for them is remarkable," said Sean Haran, partner, Walden Macht & Haran. "I am thrilled to add Sean's diverse background to our firm and know that our clients will be well served by the results he can deliver."
New WMH partner Casey said: "I am honored to join Walden Macht & Haran and become part of an expanding group of dedicated attorneys focused on delivering the very best service and advocacy to its clients. The legal talent gathered in the two years of the firm's existence is truly outstanding and I am so excited to be a part of its future."
Casey began his career as a law clerk for the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell Jr. on the Court of Appeals of Maryland. He received an LLM in Securities and Financial Regulation from the Georgetown University Law Center; a JD (magna cum laude) from the University of Baltimore School of Law; and a BA from Loyola College of Maryland.
About Walden Macht & Haran LLP
Walden Macht & Haran LLP (www.wmhlaw.com) is a New York-based law firm challenging the notion that only the largest firms can handle bet-the-company matters. The firm specializes in government investigations, white collar criminal defense, and complex commercial litigation. The firm combines the extensive experience of former federal prosecutors and regulatory enforcement investigators, seasoned commercial litigators, and exceptional lawyers drawn from international firms, to deliver outstanding results for clients.
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