The attorney for the three executives found guilty in some of the nation's largest corporate fraud scandals didn't previously work for the DOJ. In fact, he didn't have any white-collar defense experience at all. Lawrence McMichael has been with Dilworth Paxson for nearly 30 years, and the majority of his practice has been split between general commercial litigation and bankruptcy. But since 2002, he has spent a lot of his time representing clients in two of the biggest corporate fraud cases post-Enron.
Defending Notorious Executives Proves Profitable for Attorney
The Legal Intelligencer
August 31, 2007