NEW YORK, March 10, 2023 — Law360 has recognized King & Spalding’s Special Matters and Government Investigations team as a 2022 White Collar Practice Group of the Year. This is the second time the firm has earned this designation.
In its profile of the practice, Law360 highlights the group’s noteworthy and complex white-collar cases, including representing Nissan ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn, who is in a standoff with Japanese authorities over allegedly misusing company funds. It also cites the team’s involvement in representing the founder of Archegos Capital Management, Bill Hwang, in fraud and racketeering conspiracy charges; and noted the team’s involvement in helping California state’s Employment Development Department recover $1.4 billion in payments from fraudulent unemployment benefit claims filed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Law360’s Practice Group of the Year awards “honor the attorney teams behind litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry this past year,” according to the publication. This year, Law360 selected the winners from nearly 900 nominations provided by 88 law firms. In addition to being named a White Collar Practice Group of the Year, the firm is also recognized as a 2022 Practice Group of the Year for Construction.