X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
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.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 1 article* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

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

More from this author

 

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Compliance, Investigations and EnforcementBook

The authors, expert practitioners specializing in FCPA cases, reveal numerous hidden pitfalls and provide helpful guidance for attorneys dealing with almost any FCPA-rel...

Get More Information
 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.