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Anthony S  Barkow

Anthony S Barkow

Anthony S Barkow, co-chair of Jenner & Block’s investigations, compliance and defence practice, represents companies and executives in global/cross-border and national criminal and regulatory investigations. He also conducts internal investigations, provides counsel to senior management on enforcement and compliance issues, and serves as a corporate monitor. As a federal prosecutor for 12 years in the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and for the District of Columbia, and in Main Justice, he prosecuted some of the country’s most significant international terrorism and white-collar criminal cases. He has tried more than 40 cases and briefed and argued more than 10 cases on appeal. In 2005, Mr Barkow was awarded the Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service, the highest award bestowed by the Attorney General within the Department of Justice. At Jenner & Block, Mr Barkow served as one of the team leaders conducting an investigation and producing an internal report to the board of directors for General Motors Company (GM) with regard to events leading up to certain recalls stemming from faulty ignition switches, and represented GM in a related investigation by the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New