Gordon A. Greenberg - McDermott Will & Emery


Gordon A. Greenberg regularly represents clients in civil and criminal investigations, as well as in trials and congressional hearings. He has significant experience defending clients in high-stakes, bet-the-company matters that have civil and criminal components. Gordon has more than 30 years of experience handling a wide range of business crime investigations and trials.

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  • Represented Dr. Henry Samueli, the co-founder of Broadcom Corporation, who was fully exonerated of wrongdoing in connection with alleged stock-options backdating
  • Represented Ross Perot, Sr., and Perot Systems in highly publicized congressional hearings concerning the California energy crisis
  • Defended an “American Lawyer Top 25″ national law firm and its lawyers in a criminal investigation involving purported false statements to government regulators

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense: White-Collar, 2006-2024
  • Chambers USA, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, 2004-2023
  • The Legal 500 US, 2009-2023
  • Global Investigations Review GIR 100, Recommended, 2023
  • Benchmark Litigation, 2013-2020

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  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, White Collar Crime Committee, past chairman
  • Federal Judicial Center, served as faculty lecturer


Chicago-Kent College of Law, JD, with honors, 1980
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BA, 1976


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