has named 10 Stradling partners to its 2019 list of Best Lawyers in America. The annual recognition of leading lawyers is based on a rigorous, national peer-review survey involving more than five million evaluations.
Stradling is pleased to announce that 10 of its lawyers have been recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers
Newport Beach-based shareholder Jason de Bretteville
, chair of Stradling’s White Collar Criminal Defense
practice group, and co-chair of the firm’s Enforcement Defense & Investigations practice group, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article
, regarding whether or not three Equifax executives, one of which includes its chief financial officer, engaged in insider trading when they sold thousands of shares after the company discovered a massive security breach.
Stradling’s Securities Litigation practice group was ranked in the newly released 2017 edition of The Legal 500 United States. Described as a “an excellent boutique for high-end corporate advisory and litigation work,” the Legal 500 guide specifically called out shareholder John Cannon, chair of Stradling’s litigation department, as a “consummate professional,” and highlighted shareholder Jason de Bretteville, a former U.S. Attorney and chair of the White Collar practice group, as a “real up-and-coming young partner.” Kathleen Marcus, co-chair of the firm’s Enforcement Defense & Investigations practice group and chair of the Compliance & Corporate Governance practice group, was also recommended by the guide.
USA Today interviewed Stradling shareholder Jason de Bretteville, a former assistant U.S. attorney and chair of the firm’s white-collar criminal defense practice, for a story about Waymo’s suit against Uber in which Waymo, Google’s autonomous car company, claims that its former self-driving car expert, Anthony Levandowski, stole 14,000 files related to Google’s proprietary technology before starting a competing company, Otto, which Uber bought in 2016 for $670 million.
The San Francisco Chronicle interviewed Stradling shareholder Jason de Bretteville, a former assistant U.S. attorney and chair of the firm’s white-collar criminal defense practice, for a story about the release by Wells Fargo of a 113 page report that concluded that the board didn’t know anything and that the blame for the scandal rests on former CEO John Stumpf and former executive Carrie Tolstedt.
Stradling shareholder Jason de Bretteville was quoted in a Bloomberg BNA article: "Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth PC shareholder Jason de Bretteville, who leads the firm’s white-collar criminal defense practice, told Bloomberg BNA Feb. 17 the DOJ’s civil division “significantly expanded FCA enforcement in the healthcare industry under [the] Obama [administration],” including against upcoding practices. De Bretteville said the DOJ’s intervention against UnitedHealth “appears to be more of a continuation of this enforcement trend,” and not necessarily an indication of the Trump administration’s health-care fraud priorities."