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Andrew M. Genser

Andrew M. Genser

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

New York, NY, USA


Andrew Genser is a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and a member of the litigation and white collar criminal defense practice groups. Andrew represents individuals and corporations in a wide variety of criminal and regulatory investigations by both state and federal authorities, and conducts internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients. Andrew's civil practice includes representing investment banks, broker-dealers and corporations in complex commercial and securities-related disputes.

Prior to joining the Firm, Andrew was a Deputy Chief in the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, where, for six years, he investigated, prosecuted and tried numerous complex cases, including a lengthy RICO trial that resulted in the convictions of, among others, the boss of the Gambino organized-crime family. Andrew has also successfully argued a number of appeals in the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Andrew has served as a panelist and commentator on white-collar issues, and has published articles in the areas of securities and criminal law.

Andrew has been recognized by Chambers USA for inclusion in its listing of America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2010-2015). Chambers USA describes Andrew as "smart, savvy and well prepared," and as a lawyer who "manages situations efficiently and inspires confidence in clients." He is also lauded for his "excellent courtroom demeanor and great relationships with the government." 

Memberships & Affiliations
New York Bar Association
Eastern District Association
Andrew M. Genser is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The United States Department of Justice: Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell Speaks at American Bar Association’s 30th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime, San Diego, CA (March 4, 2016) - Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018
Financial Conduct Authority: The Expanding Scope of Individual Accountability for Corporate Misconduct, Speech by Mark Steward, Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight at the FCA (March 31, 2017) - Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018
Excerpt: USAM Manual, 9-47.120—FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy - Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018
Matthew Worby, Simmons & Simmons LLP, Crime, Fraud and Investigations 2018: Changes at UK Enforcement Agencies (January 3, 2018) - Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Enforcement Programmes and Priorities in the U.S. and UK - Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Wednesday, February 07, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Enforcement Programmes and Priorities in the U.S. and UK - Enforcement Programmes and Priorities in the U.S. and UK, Wednesday, February 07, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Enforcement Programmes and Priorities in the U.S. and UK - Enforcement Programmes and Priorities in the U.S. and UK, Wednesday, February 07, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe: Practical Implications of U.S. Law on EU Practice, Friday, February 09, 2018, London
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