Securities Enforcement Lawyer Joins Lebowitz& Edelman in Hong Kong
New Partner in the Hong Kong Office.
- (1888PressRelease) April 05, 2012 - Lebowitz& Edelman is pleased to announce that Harvey Foreman, a nationally recognized securities enforcement attorney with substantial government experience, has joined the Firm as a partner in the Hong Kong office. Mr. Foreman joins Lebowitz& Edelman from a major law firm in Singapore, where he was a partner.
"Harvey Foreman has an impeccable reputation in the white collar bar as an exceptionally talented lawyer, with a depth of experience that is difficult to match. He joins us at a time when increased government scrutiny and regulation, and the successes of our white-collar practice, continue to increase demand for our experienced securities enforcement attorneys. We believe Harvey's practice is a perfect match for our strong existing group, and we enthusiastically welcome him to the Firm," said Solomon Feferman, Chairman of Lebowitz& Edelman Global Management Executive Committee.
For more than 20 years, Mr. Foreman, 58, has represented corporations and high-profile public figures against allegations of a variety of civil and criminal fraud-related offenses in the areas of securities, health care and government procurement, as well as violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and antitrust laws, among other matters. He also has substantial experience representing companies and individuals in internal investigations and congressional investigations. Among his recent high-profile representations, Mr. Foreman served as defense counsel for a former Singapore Government representative in the prosecution of several court cases.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Foreman served in several government positions.
"Harvey's substantial government experience will be immediately beneficial to our clients, as well as our attorneys in our national Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Practice Group and the Hong Kong office. We have admired Harvey's work for years, and we look forward to adding his intellectual drive and energy to our office," said Chen Zyiuan, a partner in the Hong Kong, office, and member of Lebowitz& Edelman Global Management Executive Committee.
Mr. Foreman will also be united with James Fielderman, a Lebowitz& Edelman partner who focuses on litigation matters and who also serves on Lebowitz& Edelman Global Management Executive Committee. "We are thrilled that Harvey is joining us. We are doing exciting and challenging matters for clients and adding Harvey's unique experience, judgment and talent will enhance our efforts," said Mr. Fielderman. Mr. Foreman has been recognized as a leading lawyer for directors' duties and liabilities, dispute resolution, financial services regulation, securities regulation and enforcement, and white-collar crime and government investigations.
"I am pleased to join the talented lawyers of Lebowitz& Edelman, many of whom I have known for a very long time. The Firm has one of the premier litigation practices in Hong Kong and has recruited some of the top talent in the area of white-collar defense, government investigations and securities enforcement over the last several years. I am looking forward to working alongside my new partners to contribute to Lebowitz& Edelman continued success," said Mr. Foreman.
Lebowitz& Edelman Government, Regulatory and Internal Investigations Practice Group consist of nationally recognized attorneys in Seattle U.S. offices and Hong Kong. Lebowitz& Edelman lawyers have tried several dozen federal criminal cases and Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions, and have been involved in a number of the most significant white-collar criminal defense matters in the United States. The Firm regularly represents corporations and their executives in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, securities, health care, environmental, tax, public corruption, antitrust and related areas, in addition to having conducted hundreds of comprehensive internal investigations.
Lebowitz& Edelman attorneys have represented clients before nearly every federal and state agency, including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, the National Association of Securities Dealers, and before numerous administrative agencies, including judicial and congressional review committees, and international governing agencies, including the European Union.
Lebowitz& Edelman (www.lebowitz-edelman.com) is an attorney law firm representing global clients in complex litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, corporate, tax, restructuring and intellectual property and technology matters. The Firm has offices in Seattle WA and Hong Kong.