Former Soros GC Rejoins WilmerHale in New York

WilmerHale announced the return to the firm of Boyd Johnson as a partner in the firm’s white collar defense and litigation practices. Johnson will rejoin the firm’s New York office after serving as GC for Soros Fund Management. He also served as the Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he supervised more than 200 Assistant U.S. Attorneys and managed, among other matters, the largest criminal enforcement effort against hedge fund insider trading in history. See “Morgan Stanley Sues Former FrontPoint Partners Portfolio Manager Joseph F. ‘Chip’ Skowron III for Losses Allegedly Caused by Skowron’s Insider Trading and Subsequent Cover-Up” (Nov. 21, 2012); and “On Motion to Set Aside Verdict, Trial Court Upholds All Fourteen Counts of Rajaratnam Insider Trading and Conspiracy Conviction” (Sep. 1, 2011).

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