A corporate investigations attorney talks about sophisticated entities, and whether they're victims

, The National Law Journal

During his 12 years as a federal prosecutor in Chicago, Patrick Collins tried, and won, 20 criminal cases, among the most notable, the conviction of former Illinois Governor George Ryan. Collins joined the corporate investigations practice at Perkins Coie's Chicago office in March 2007, just about when the subprime mortgage market began unraveling into the economic crisis that dominated the presidential campaign. We asked him if he is seeing any courtroom trends developing from the credit meltdown.

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