Anirudh Bansal, Former Assistant United States Attorney and Co-Chief of the SDNY's Complex Frauds Unit, Joins Cahill
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP is pleased to announce that Anirudh Bansal, most recently an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and Co-Chief of the SDNY's Complex Frauds Unit, has joined the firm as Counsel in its corporate governance & investigations, litigation and crisis advisory practice groups.
In welcoming Mr. Bansal to Cahill, executive committee chairman Bill Hartnett commented: "Anirudh Bansal has an exemplary record as a Federal prosecutor. We expect that his judgment and experience in the white collar area will be of immediate value to our clients, especially where new regulations and enforcement trends are concerned."
As an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Co-Chief of the Complex Frauds Unit, Mr. Bansal supervised or was the lead prosecutor in dozens of white collar criminal cases, including matters involving securities fraud, fraud against financial institutions and by insiders of financial institutions, investment fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, obstruction of criminal investigations, mortgage fraud, tax fraud, criminal violations of Office of Foreign Assets Control regulations, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and other financial crimes. Earlier, Mr. Bansal served in the Securities and Commodities Fraud Unit, and was Chief of the International Narcotics Trafficking Unit. Mr. Bansal joined the U.S. Attorney's Office in 2000.
Senior partner and former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York David N. Kelley commented, "Anirudh's substantial experience at the U.S. Attorney's Office, as a Unit Chief and a prosecutor, make him exceptionally qualified to advise on the regulatory and compliance concerns confronting multinational companies and their boards today. We're pleased to welcome Anirudh to Cahill."
Mr. Bansal commented, "Cahill is widely recognized for its top-tier practices in all areas. I look forward to working with David and Cahill's other talented lawyers to help the firm's clients navigate what can be a complicated regulatory landscape."
Mr. Bansal clerked for Hon. United States District Judge Alfred J. Lechner, Jr., in the District of New Jersey in Newark, NJ. He is a graduate of New York University School of Law, where he served on the NYU Law Review, and earned his A.B., cum laude, from Princeton University.