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Gordon Caplan arrives at federal court in Boston on Wednesday to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Gordon Caplan, the former co-chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Avoiding disbarment despite committing a felony, Gordon Caplan, the former co-chairman of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, was given a two-year suspension from practicing law by a state appeals court on Thursday for his role in a much-publicized college admissions bribery scandal that generated outrage nationwide.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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