Mintz is pleased to announce that renowned white collar crime, trial, and appellate lawyer Barry A. Bohrer has joined the firm as a Member in the White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Practice in New York. Highly regarded for his litigation prowess and high-profile client wins, Mr. Bohrer arrives from Schulte Roth & Zabel where he was Co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Group.
“Barry is one of a handful of the very best trial and appellate attorneys in the nation and it is a true honor to have him join our team,” said Peter Chavkin, Co-chair of the White Collar Defense and Government Investigations Practice at Mintz. “We have admired Barry's work for years and his deep experience handling complex white collar criminal and complex civil cases, especially at trial, offers unmatched value to clients in all industries and practice areas.”
Mr. Bohrer has extensive litigation experience handling white collar criminal and complex civil matters in federal and state courts for individual and corporate clients. He also has an active trial and appellate practice. Mr. Bohrer has successfully defended clients, including major corporations, financial institutions, political figures, corporate executives and individuals, professionals, and prominent law firms, in a wide variety of high-profile and complex cases, jury trials, regulatory actions, and investigations. He represents clients in matters pertaining to securities and commodities litigation and regulatory enforcement; other forms of financial fraud; antitrust litigation; and allegations of environmental offenses. Mr. Bohrer frequently represents clients in parallel enforcement proceedings involving the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. He also conducts corporate internal investigations and counsels the individuals involved in them. Mr. Bohrer has won appeals at all levels of the federal and state court systems nationwide, and is often brought in by other legal teams specifically for his expertise in high-stakes appellate cases.
Mr. Bohrer has been named a leading litigation and white collar criminal defense and investigations lawyer by Benchmark Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, The Legal 500 US, Expert Guides, Who’s Who Legal, Super Lawyers, and many other prestigious industry guides. He is well-known for his thought leadership on white collar crime topics including his contributions to publications such as the New York Law Journal, for which he authored the “White Collar Crime” column for over a decade. He is currently co-author of White Collar Crime: Business and Regulatory Offenses by ALM Law Journal Press and serves on the advisory boards of Bloomberg BNA’s The Criminal Law Reporter and White Collar Crime Report.
“There are only a few attorneys in the country with Barry’s credentials,” said Bob Bodian, Managing Member of Mintz. “His legal career is punctuated with an impressive list of accomplishments, earning him a stellar reputation among colleagues and adversaries. We are proud that Barry chose Mintz.”
Mintz’s New York office has experienced significant growth in core practice areas recently, with the addition of top-ranked litigators Courtney Rockett, Jeremy Vest, Suman Chakraborty, Douglas Baumstein, and Jason Vigna; mergers and acquisitions specialist Ivan Presant; and tax attorney, Anne Levin-Nussbaum. Additionally, the firm just signed a 101,394 square-foot, 20-year lease, covering floors 37-39 and partial concourse level at 919 Third Avenue.