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Andrew L. Fish

Andrew L. Fish

Locke Lord LLP

New York, NY, USA


Andrew Fish is a partner in the New York office of Locke Lord LLP where he concentrates his practice in white collar criminal defense and internal investigations, trial practice, and business litigation.

Mr. Fish is an experienced trial attorney who has served as lead or co-lead counsel in 13 federal criminal jury trials. Most recently, Mr. Fish was lead trial counsel for the government in United States v. Zvi Goffer, the insider trading prosecution of a Galleon Group hedge fund trader and other Wall Street professionals.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Fish served for 14 years as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. During his tenure there, he served as deputy chief appellate attorney and as a member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force. In addition to the Goffer trial, Mr. Fish tried numerous complex cases, including the trial of a hedge fund portfolio manager on insider trading charges (United States v. Joseph Contorinis) and trials involving charges of securities market manipulation, fraud in the foreign exchange market, wire fraud and embezzlement.

Mr. Fish has appeared regularly before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, where he represented the government in several significant insider trading cases, including the Galleon Group insider trading case United States v. Raj Rajaratnam. In 2012, Mr. Fish received the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service.

As a member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force in the Southern District of New York, Mr. Fish investigated and prosecuted a wide array of federal securities fraud offenses and coordinated parallel civil proceedings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, as member of the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s major crimes unit, Mr. Fish investigated and prosecuted bank fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, bank bribery, embezzlement and tax offenses.
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