The firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has announced that Gary B. Wilcox, deputy chief counsel (technical) for the Internal Revenue Service, rejoined the firm as a partner in the tax practice last month. He has offices in Philadelphia and Washington, DC and will work with clients in those cities, as well as in other offices in the U.S. and abroad.
A federal judge in Detroit recently dismissed a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against former Kmart merchandising executive Joseph Hofmeister, three months after federal prosecutors in Detroit withdrew the government's criminal securities fraud and conspiracy case against Mr. Hofmeister and colleague Tony Montini Jr.Mark A. Srere, a litigation practice partner at Morgan Lewis, headed the defense team in one of America's most widely publicized recent cases of alleged criminal corporate wrongdoing.
Amy J. Conway, an attorney in the Morgan Lewis global litigation practice, worked with Mr. Srere to lead the team that defended Mr. Hosmeister. Both attorneys focus on corporate investigations and criminal defense within the Morgan Lewis global litigation practice. Mr. Montini was represented by Jonathan P. Graham, a partner at Williams & Connolly.