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John K. Carroll

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

New York, NY, USA

John Carroll represents institutional and individual clients in criminal, regulatory and complex civil disputes. He has extensive experience representing clients in domestic and multinational criminal and regulatory investigations relating to alleged financial
fraud, corrupt payments, online gaming and other matters. Mr. Carroll regularly counsels financial institutions and their senior officers in matters involving the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and state attorneys general. He has tried numerous criminal and commercial cases.

Mr. Carroll has been active in representing financial institutions and their senior officers in investigations arising out of the 2008 market collapse and in representing global companies in connection with corrupt payment allegations. Mr. Carroll is also representing clients in connection with the Department of Justice’s insider trading investigations of the ties between hedge funds and so-called “expert networks.”

Mr. Carroll formerly served as the chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force in the Southern District of New York. He also was a member of the U.S. Attorney General’s Economic Crimes Council and the Department of Justice’s Securities and Commodities Fraud Working Group.

Mr. Carroll repeatedly has been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, among other publications. He was profiled in an article by Law360 that named Skadden as a “White Collar Group Of The Year” for 2010.


J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., Yale University

Bar Admissions

New York, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


“The Long Arm of the Law,” Legal Week, May 27, 2010

“Wiretaps for Dummies,” New York Law Journal, February 8, 2010

“The Incredible Shrinking FCPA Facilitation Payment Exception,” New York Law Journal, October 13, 2009

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