Securities Fraud Litigator Joins Morvillo LLP

Amy Walsh to Further Expand Law Firm's White Collar Practice

NEW YORK, NY and WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Aug 1, 2013) - Morvillo LLP, a boutique white collar litigation law firm with offices in New York and Washington, DC, is pleased to announce that Amy Walsh, a white collar defense litigator specializing in securities fraud and tax controversies, has joined the firm as a litigation partner in its New York office. Walsh joins Morvillo LLP from Kostelanetz & Fink, which she joined after serving as Chief of the Business & Securities Fraud Section in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. She represents clients in connection with government investigations involving securities fraud, tax fraud, bank fraud, and healthcare fraud.

According to co-founder, Richard J. Morvillo, "Amy is a great addition to the firm because she adds further depth and experience to our growing white collar practice, and her background in handling securities fraud prosecutions is a perfect fit for our practice." Morvillo further noted, "Adding Amy to the team is another step in our continuing efforts to build a premier white collar boutique comprised of exceptional lawyers who can try cases and handle all kinds of sophisticated securities-related matters -- whether regulatory, civil or criminal -- and other complex matters, as well." 

Walsh, who graduated from Fordham University School of Law and Vassar College, began her legal career as a law clerk to the Hon. Charles H. Tenney of the United States District Court in the Southern District of New York. She has tried numerous criminal cases and is widely regarded as a savvy trial lawyer. Super Lawyers has recognized her in the field of white-collar criminal defense.

Co-founder E. Scott Morvillo, who worked with Walsh as an AUSA, added, "Amy is a great person and a talented trial lawyer who is well-respected in our practice space. She offers an in-depth understanding of complex civil, criminal and enforcement matters in the securities area and gives us an added dimension based on her experience in criminal tax cases."

Morvillo LLP (, which opened its doors in May 2012, specializes in white-collar defense, SEC enforcement, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases, and civil securities litigation. The firm has offices in New York and Washington, DC.

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