A former partner at Latham & Watkins pleaded guilty Friday to defrauding both clients and his own firm by charging them more than $300,000 in personal or false expenses.
Samuel A. Fishman, a mergers and acquisition specialist in Latham’s New York office from 1993 to 2005, was designated billing partner for a number of firm clients. According to prosecutors at the Southern District of New York U.S. Attorney’s Office, Fishman, 51, used his position to carry out a fraudulent scheme over the course of several years.
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