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Rudolph W. Giuliani

Rudolph W. Giuliani

Rudolph Giuliani, a name partner in the firm since 2005, has played a key role in the efforts of the New York office to expand and enhance the firmfs corporate, broker/dealer, bankruptcyand white]collar criminal defense client service teams. In addition to his decades of governmentand public service, where he gained extensive trial, appellate, public policy and regulatoryexperience, Mr. Giuliani honed his many skills and talents in the private sector, as both amember of prestigious New York law firms and as head of Giuliani Partners, a consulting firm. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Giuliani began his career as a law clerk to United StatesDistrict Court Judge Lloyd F. MacMahon in the Southern District of New York. In 1970, he joinedthe office of the U.S. Attorney and was soon named Chief of the Narcotics Unit and promotedto the position of Executive U.S. Attorney. In 1973, at age 29, Mr. Giuliani was placed in charge of the police corruption cases resulting from the highly publicized Knapp Commission report.Two years later, Mr. Giuliani was recruited to Washington, D.C., where he was appointedAssociate Deputy Attorney General and chief of staff to the Deputy Attorney General. In 1977,Mr. Giuliani returned to New York to practice law and joined the firm of Patterson, Belknap,Webb and Tyler.In 1981, President Reagan appointed Mr. Giuliani to be U.S. Associate Attorney General, theDepartment of Justicefs third highest position. In this role, Mr. Giuliani supervised the U.S.Attorney offices nationwide, as well as federal law enforcement agencies, including the Bureauof Corrections, the Drug Enforcement Agency and the U.S. Marshals Service. In 1983, hebecame U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he earned a nationalreputation for his efforts to eradicate organized and white]collar crime and governmentcorruption. During his high]profile prosecutorial career, Mr. Giuliani secured 4,152 convictions,with only 25 reversals.Following his tenure as a U.S. Attorney, Mr. Giuliani returned to private practice as a partner at White & Case and later as a partner at Anderson, Kill & Olick.