The Best of the Best 2011
White Collar Crime
Country: United States
Lawrence B Pedowitz
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
51 West 52nd StreetNew York, NY 10019US
Tel: (1) 212 403 1231
Fax: (1) 212 403 2231
Lawrence Pedowitz has been a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz specialising in complex civil and corporate litigation, and regulatory, white collar criminal and professional liability matters. Mr Pedowitz heads Wachtell Lipton's white collar and regulatory practice group, and often is involved in internal investigations and corporate governance and compliance reviews. His clients include securities firms, investment banks, defence contractors, pharmaceutical companies, law firms and corporate officers. Mr Pedowitz is regularly ranked as a leading lawyer by directories that evaluate law firms.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr Pedowitz had significant experience as law clerk to Second Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge Henry J Friendly (1972-73) and to US Supreme Court Justice William J Brennan (1973-74). He also served as chief appellate attorney (1976-78) and as chief of the criminal division (1982-84) in the US attorney's office for the Southern District of New York.
Mr Pedowitz has lectured at numerous continuing education programmes. He has also taught trial practice and acted as a director of the Brennan Center at New York University Law School. Mr Pedowitz has served on several committees of the Bar of the City of New York, including: the Criminal Law, the Federal Legislation and the Federal Courts Committees. In addition, he has also served as a vice chairman and director of the Legal Aid Society and a co-founder of New York Law Firms for the Homeless, which is the financial support organisation for the New York Coalition for the Homeless.
Lawrence Pedowitz received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Union College, summa cum laude, in 1969. He serves as a trustee of the College and is on its executive committee. He received a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from New York University in 1972, where he served as editor-in-chief of The New York University Law Review.
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