Lanny A. Breuer

Lanny A. Breuer, named by The National Law Journal as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America, is Covington’s Vice Chair and one of the leading trial and white collar defense attorneys in the United States. He specializes in helping clients navigate financial fraud investigations, anti-corruption matters, money laundering investigations, securities enforcement actions, cybercrime incidents, Congressional investigations, and other criminal and civil matters presenting complex regulatory, political, and public relations risks.

In addition to his 20 years in private practice, Mr. Breuer has served as Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division at the U.S. Department of Justice (2009-2013), Special Counsel to President Bill Clinton (1997-1999), and Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan (1985-1989).