Michael J. Rivera, formerly chief investigative counsel for the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program has joined Venable LLP’s Securities and Exchange Commission and white-collar defense group as a partner in the Washington office.
A recent White House push to build Republican support for judicial nominees showed signs of headway yesterday, as senators signaled little opposition to a candidate for a seat on a powerful appellate court in Washington.
President Barack Obama is pressing Republicans to stop obstructing federal judicial nominees, protesting the delays in private conversations with senators and in public declarations by administration officials.
Kenneth Ira Starr, the New York investment adviser who represented actors Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes, was indicted for stealing at least $59 million from clients, almost double the amount previously thought.
When investment adviser Kenneth Ira Starr was accused of running a $30 million fraud scheme, the charges didn’t shock lawyers for the late Joan Stanton, an actress who was the voice of Lois Lane on “The Adventures of Superman” radio program in the 1940s.
A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. analyst who fled while on probation for leading a $6.7 million insider-trading scheme was ordered to pay a $27.7 million judgment in a lawsuit filed by federal regulators.