Lewis Baach Expands Financial Crimes and Compliance Practice With Two Former Assistant District Attorneys for Manhattan

Nov 21, 2013, 16:32 ET from Lewis Baach PLLC

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys Hillary Rosenberg and David Guerrero Liston have joined international litigation firm Lewis Baach's New York office, where they will further expand the Firm's Financial Crimes and Compliance Practice.  They both previously served as Assistant District Attorneys with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.  In addition, they both have deep private sector experience in banking and corporate crime compliance and regulatory matters.

"We are delighted to welcome Hillary and David as counsel in our growing financial crimes and compliance practice," said senior partner Eric Lewis. "Their expertise in both the public and private sector will be a great addition to our New York office."

Hillary Rosenberg joins the firm from JPMorgan Chase, where she was Vice-President and Compliance Director of the Global Anti-Corruption Program at JPMorgan Chase & Co, responsible for designing and executing an enterprise-wide compliance program to mitigate corruption-related risk, focusing on the bank's compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act. Rosenberg also served as an Assistant District Attorney, working closely with Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to initiate and conduct investigations and prosecutions of complex white-collar criminal cases including money laundering, securities fraud, multi-million dollar embezzlements, cybercrime, and mortgage fraud. 

Rosenberg has extensive courtroom experience through numerous jury and bench trials, grand jury presentations, and hearings on issues of constitutional law, criminal procedure, and evidence.

In the private sector, David Guerrero Liston has experience in a wide range of civil and criminal matters, including internal investigations and corporate compliance; white collar criminal and regulatory defense; litigation funding; complex litigation with a focus on business disputes, professional liability, securities fraud, intellectual property, and banking; advising and  defending clients with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and money-laundering related risks; as well as advising and representing not-for-profit entities in civil, criminal, and regulatory matters. 

As an Assistant District Attorney, Liston gained extensive courtroom experience and supervised numerous investigations into identity theft, credit card fraud, official corruption, narcotics trafficking, organized crime, and gang violence.  Liston currently serves as one of thirteen Commissioners of the Civilian Complaint Review Board appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to investigate and oversee the prosecution of citizen complaints against members of the New York City Police Department. 

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