Moorestown, New Jersey (PressExposure) August 03, 2013 -- GeyerGorey.com is pleased to announce that two veteran Department of Justice prosecutors, Allen P. Grunes and Maurice E. Stucke, have joined the firm. Grunes, recently named as a "Washington D.C. Super Lawyer for 2013" in antitrust litigation, government relations, and mergers & acquisitions, joins as a partner. Stucke, a widely-published professor with numerous honors including a Fulbright fellowship, joins as of counsel. Stucke will continue to teach at the University of Tennessee College of Law.
"We are delighted that Allen and Maurice have decided to join us," said Brad Geyer. "They add considerable fire power to our already impressive antitrust, compliance and white collar roster and give us more capabilities and capacity, particularly on the civil side." Robert Zastrow, who was Verizon's Assistant General Counsel for 15 years before co-founding the firm in October 2012, added, "Allen's and Maurice's extensive background and expertise nicely complement our firm's unique philosophy and enrich our competition and merger practices. We are thrilled they are joining our innovative effort in delivering legal services."
GeyerGorey LLP presents a new way to practice law. It may be the only law firm in the country where prior federal prosecutorial experience is a prerequisite for partnership. Given its lawyers' extensive legal expertise, GeyerGorey can handle trials involving the most complex legal and factual issues, and, when advantageous, work with other law firms, economists and specialists, particularly former federal prosecutors and agents, who bolster existing resources, expertise and constantly freshen perspective.
Consistent with GeyerGorey's philosophy, both Grunes and Stucke are alumni of the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, in Washington, D.C. At DOJ, they led numerous civil investigations, worked on high-profile trials, and negotiated consent decrees involving significant divestitures across many different industries. In their last case together at the Division, In re Visa Check/MasterMoney Antitrust Litigation, they successfully sought, as a matter of equity and the first time in the Division's history, for the government's share of damages in a private class action settlement.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., GeyerGorey specializes in white collar criminal defense, particularly investigations and cases involving allegations of economic crimes, such as violations of the federal antitrust laws.