Third litigation partner addition in one month further strengthens firm’s U.S. litigation and investigations capabilities.
Allen & Overy is pleased to announce that Eugene (Gene) Ingoglia has joined the firm’s 12-partner-strong U.S. Investigations and Litigation practice in New York. Mr. Ingoglia, a former Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, brings extensive experience in financial services regulatory investigations and white collar defense to the firm. He is a highly regarded trial attorney with expertise in handling sophisticated securities and business crime matters.
Previously, Mr. Ingoglia was a partner at Morvillo LLP. Prior to that, he served as a federal prosecutor at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York where he began in 2005 and most recently was a member of the Securities and Commodities Frauds Unit.
Mr. Ingoglia led numerous investigations and prosecutions and developed substantial subject matter expertise relating to securities fraud, insider trading, accounting fraud, bank and mortgage fraud, investment advisor fraud, tax fraud and Ponzi schemes, as well as international drug trafficking and narco-terrorism. As a member of the Securities and Commodities Frauds Unit he led the investigation and prosecution in the “London Whale” case, prosecuting two executives of a large financial institution for fraudulently over-valuing complex securities. Mr. Ingoglia also represented the Government in the trial and conviction of former SAC Capital portfolio manager Mathew Martoma, in the largest insider trading scheme ever charged.
Michael S. Feldberg, U.S. Head of Investigations and Litigation commented: “White collar investigations and criminal and civil litigation relating to financial institutions have grown in size, complexity, and importance in recent years. The addition of Gene’s expertise in this area further strengthens our capabilities in regulatory enforcement and anti-corruption matters. We are proud to welcome him to our growing team of distinguished Investigations and Litigation professionals.”
Tim House, the firm’s Global Head of Litigation said: “Gene’s experience is exactly what our financial institution and other clients are looking for in defending their interests in difficult and often high profile investigations, enforcement and criminal proceedings. Gene is a very welcome addition to our expanding U.S. team and our global white collar defence and investigations team.”
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