Peterborough, NH (PressExposure) September 08, 2009 -- Joshua R. Hochberg will be a featured speaker at the Roadmap to Litigation Readiness conference. Joshua's practice focuses on individual and corporate white collar defense, internal investigations, and compliance. Since joining McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Hochberg has served as Examiner in the Refco Bankruptcy in the Southern District of New York. The Examiner's Final Report analyzed the liability of Refco's professionals for the company's collapse following its Initial Public Offering. In other notable engagements, Hochberg has represented public officials in corruption investigations, and CEOs of major domestic and foreign corporations in accounting fraud and FCPA investigations. He has also counseled corporations in their negotiation of settlements with the Department of Justice.
Prior to joining MLA, Hochberg was Chief of the Fraud Section, and Deputy Chief for Litigation of the Public Integrity Section, in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. As Chief of the Fraud Section, Hochberg organized nationally significant complex investigations and prosecutions of corporate, securities, health care, procurement, and bank fraud matters. He also supervised all Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, and prosecutions nationwide.
Hochberg helped lead the Department of Justiceâs response to the wave of accounting scandals that followed the collapse of Enron Corp. in 2001. Working with the Securities and Exchange Commission, he negotiated major global settlements of accounting fraud matters. He assembled and supervised high profile Task Forces including as Acting United States Attorney for the Enron investigation. He is highly experienced with evaluating the Department of Justice's expectations for corporate voluntary disclosures, corporate cooperation, and the use of monitors to ensure compliance with the terms of settlements. He has also tried major white collar cases.
Hochberg is a frequent speaker at ABA, SEC, HHS, and Sentencing Commission conferences addressing white collar crime subjects including: deferred prosecution agreements, health care and procurement fraud; corporate compliance and ethics; and FCPA enforcement.
While at the Justice Department, Hochberg received the Justice Departmentâs highest award for litigation, the "Attorney Generalâs John Marshall Award." He has also been a recipient of the Criminal Divisionâs highest award, the "Henry E. Petersen Memorial Award" and a "Presidential Rank Award for Distinguished Service."
About McKenna, Long & Aldridge:
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA) is an international law firm with 475 attorneys and public policy advisors. The firm provides business solutions in the areas of environmental regulation, international law, public policy and regulatory affairs, corporate law, government contracts, intellectual property and technology, complex litigation, real estate, energy and finance. MLA's diverse range of services fall into three broad categories: transactional, litigation and government/regulatory.
MLAâs transactional legal services are offered in three areas: Corporate, Real Estate and Debt Restructuring and Bankruptcy. MLA's traditional Corporate practice ranges from day-to-day counseling to mergers & acquisitions to tax planning. Additionally, MLA assists clients with conducting internal investigations and creating governance and regulatory compliance programs. MLA has a vigorous and dynamic commercial real estate practice that focuses on the representation of developers and entrepreneurs but also includes representation of numerous institutional lenders and investors. MLAâs debt restructuring lawyers represent a range of investment banks, special servicers and other banking institutions in problem loans. MLA structures and consummates workouts of all different types, from traditional economic restructurings, to collateral recovery or "liquidation" workouts, to "prepackaged bankruptcy plans" as well as representing our clients in foreclosure receivership and other remedy enforcement matters.
MLA's Litigation practice offers experience, depth and high degrees of specialization in a variety of areas, including Product Liability and Toxic Torts, White Collar Crime and Commercial Business. MLAâs litigation experience derives from its strong background in corporate and regulatory law. MLAâs depth means that we handle anything from routine commercial disputes in local courts to high-profile cases in the highest state and federal appellate courts.
Governmental and Regulatory Services
MLAâs third major area of practice encompasses all the diverse ways in which business interacts with government. Its Regulatory attorneys assist clients with matters involving governmental bodies in the U.S. and Europe. Its Government Contracts practice was the first of its kind and continues as the country's leading practice in the field. Itâs work in this area focuses on clients who provide the government with highly-technical, sophisticated and complex products and systems. Its Government Affairs professionals provide legislative and regulatory counsel on behalf of clients who have issues with local, state and federal governments. LTB Industry Who's Who Alumni â¢ Dave Chiulli â¢ James Berriman, Esq. â¢ Robert Fitzgerald â¢ Michael Boucher â¢ Chere Estrin â¢ Charlene Agnew â¢ Anton Litchfield
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