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Marc L. Mukasey Joins Bracewell & Giuliani

December 1, 2005 07:00 AM


Marc Mukasey
Partner
Bracewell & Giuliani

After eight years of serving in the U.S. Attorney?s Office for the Southern District of New York, former federal prosecutor Marc L. Mukasey has joined the New York office of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP as a partner.

"Today?s corporations are under more scrutiny than ever," said Patrick Oxford, managing partner of Bracewell & Giuliani. "Marc joined our New York office to assist multi-national clients with maintaining shareholder confidence and public trust. As a former federal prosecutor, Marc brings depth and perspective to corporate governance compliance.?

?Marc brings with him significant experience and expertise in securities law and litigation as well as a strong background in corporate investigations,? said Rudolph W. Giuliani. ?Marc has an outstanding reputation for skill, integrity and professionalism and it is gratifying to welcome him to Bracewell & Giuliani in our New York office."

Following are some of Mark Mukasey?s career highlights:

Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York ?97 to ?05 As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Mukasey investigated and prosecuted a wide range of federal criminal cases, including cases involving securities fraud, investment advisory fraud, mail and wire fraud, insider-trading, money laundering, RICO and murder.

He tried numerous criminal cases before Southern District judges and juries and developed a reputation as an aggressive and creative trial lawyer.

Among Mukasey's prominent trial victories was the June 2002 conviction of Alan Bond, a Wall Street money manager who was convicted of defrauding three pension funds for which he managed investments. Mukasey also practiced regularly before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

In 2005 and 2003, he received the Department of Justice Director?s Award for Superior Performance by an Assistant United States Attorney.

Attorney at the Securities and Exchange Commission ?93 to ?96 From 1993 through 1996, Mukasey served as a staff attorney at the SEC where he prosecuted a full range of securities law violations. Mukasey's career at the SEC was highlighted by the trial of SEC v. Stratton Oakmont in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.

Clerkship and Legal Education Early on in his legal career, Mukasey served as a law clerk to the Honorable I. Leo Glasser of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He received his law degree, cum laude, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1993 and earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in 1989.

Bracewell & Giuliani is among the nation?s largest law firms. Founded in 1945 in Houston, the firm has grown to include 400 attorneys with offices in Texas, New York, Washington, London and Kazakhstan. Bracewell's New York office opened in 2005, when former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani joined the firm as a name partner.

The firm's extensive complement of practices encompasses business, litigation and government relations. Bracewell serves a wide array of domestic and international clients including Fortune 500 companies and government and public entities.

For more information visit www.bracewellgiuliani.com






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