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Honors & Awards
  • Mr. Shur received numerous awards during his tenure as a prosecutor, including the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service for his work on the Jack Abramoff investigation, which resulted in the conviction of 20 individuals, including a U.S. Congressman. He has also been recognized by peers and clients for his professional achievements in private practice and was selected for inclusion in the 2017 Washington DC Super Lawyers, an annual guide to the top lawyers in the region.
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • Ithaca College, B.A., 1996
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and the District of Columbia
Professional Affiliations
  • Barrister, Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers
  • Board Member, Council for Court Excellence
  • Co-Chair, ABA White Collar Crime Subcommittee
  • Member, CCE Bench-Bar-Media Dialogue Project
  • Faculty Member, NITA’s Advanced Trial Skills Program at Georgetown University Law Center
  • Faculty Member, Trial Advocacy Program at Manhattan District Attorney’s Office
  • Member, D.C. Bar Litigation and Criminal Law Sections
  • Member, New York Council of Defense Lawyers

Justin V. Shur

Justin Shur is a highly accomplished trial lawyer, having successfully tried dozens of cases before juries and judges across the country. Drawing on his extensive experience in private practice and as a former federal prosecutor, Mr. Shur represents companies and individuals in high stakes civil litigation and white collar criminal and regulatory matters.  He is also called upon to conduct corporate internal investigations in the U.S. and abroad, and to advise clients on crisis and risk management.

Prior to joining MoloLamken LLP, Mr. Shur served as Deputy Chief of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Public Integrity Section of the Criminal Division, where he investigated and prosecuted white collar crime on a national level. In this role, he oversaw some of the nation’s most significant fraud and corruption investigations and served as lead trial counsel in several high-profile cases, including the successful prosecution of a senior White House official for obstruction of justice. Earlier in his career, Mr. Shur was a principal with Kobre & Kim LLP, and an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan.

Mr. Shur is a Barrister of the Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court and a Director of the Board of the Council for Court Excellence.  He also teaches trial advocacy to lawyers as a faculty member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and has provided commentary and insight on legal issues for The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesThe Washington Post, and other national news outlets.

Representative Matters

Complex Business Litigation

  • Oil and gas company in litigation involving exploration program in Asia
  • Software company in connection with patent dispute
  • Former NFL players in class action lawsuit
  • Broker-dealer at trial involving claims of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty
  • Institutional investors in breach of contract suit against originator of loans in mortgage-backed securities offering
  • Leading foreign bank in dispute against Wall Street investment firm arising from collapse of credit facility
  • Public company in dispute involving financial transactions by corporate officer
  • Real estate developer at trial in breach of contract action against investors
  • Private investment fund in redemption dispute with foreign bank
  • Former Chairman and CEO of financial services firm in connection with claims of self-dealing and conflicts of interest
  • Mortgage servicer in connection with breach of contract claims against bond insurer
  • Infrastructure and development company in dispute involving large-scale construction project

White Collar Criminal and Regulatory Matters

  • President of investment advisory firm at trial involving perjury and obstruction of justice charges
  • High-ranking diplomat at trial involving allegations of bribery and fraud
  • CFO of Fortune 500 company in DOJ and SEC investigations into insider trading and accounting fraud allegations
  • Former executive branch official in connection with House and Senate investigations
  • Energy company in connection with DOJ securities fraud investigation
  • Executive of Japanese company in price-fixing investigations by DOJ and JFTC
  • Publicly traded company in connection with FINRA investigation
  • CFO of publicly-held company in connection with health care fraud charges brought by DOJ
  • Medical device company executive in DOJ investigation involving allegations of off-label marketing
  • Speaker of NY State Assembly at trial involving federal corruption charges
  • Executive of pharmaceutical company in connection with DOJ and SEC investigations into allegations of FCPA violations
  • Former CEO of automaker in DOJ fraud investigation
  • Former CFO of defense contractor in connection with DOJ investigation into alleged AKA violations
  • CFO of software company in connection with securities and accounting fraud investigations by DOJ, SEC, and SFO
  • Congressional aide in connection with campaign finance fraud investigation by DOJ
  • Former CEO of aircraft manufacturer in connection with DOJ investigation into alleged FCA violations
  • Secret Service official in investigations by Congress and DHS into handling of White House security breach
  • Ambassador to the United Nations in connection with international extradition proceedings
  • Director of hospital in connection with DOJ investigation into allegations of health care fraud
  • CCO of brokerage company in DOJ investigation involving pay-to-play allegations
  • Pharmaceutical company in connection with criminal and civil DOJ investigations involving allegations of AKS violations
  • Intelligence official in connection with Inspector General investigation into unauthorized disclosure of sensitive government information
  • Health care company in connection with state attorney general investigation
  • President of media company in connection with DOJ investigation into fraud allegations
  • Hedge fund trader in connection with Senate investigation into market manipulation allegations 
  • Executive at mortgage lender in DOJ fraud investigation involving origination and underwriting practices
  • COO of financial services company in connection with government investigation into data breach
  • CMO of global telecommunications company in connection with investigations by DOJ and SEC into allegations of FCPA violations
  • President of engineering firm in parallel civil and criminal DOJ investigations into alleged FCA violations

Corporate Internal Investigations 

  • Investigation for Fortune 500 company in connection with conflict of interest allegations involving board director
  • Private equity firm in conducting investigation into allegations of FCPA violations by portfolio company in Latin America
  • Wall Street broker-dealer in conducting investigation into fixed-income securities trading practices
  • Audit committee of publicly-held company in conducting investigation into allegations of fraud by subsidiaries in Eastern Europe
  • Investigation for Brazil-based oil and gas company in connection with bribery and corruption allegations
  • Investigation for health care company in connection with alleged FCA violations
  • Global consulting firm in conducting investigation into an alleged kickback scheme
  • Investigation for corporation into improper disclosure of confidential information

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Views from the Defense Bar, National Advocacy Center, November 2016
  • Political Corruption, EBW Inn of Court, February 2016
  • Best Practices for Effective Corporate Crisis Management, Tokyo Bar Association, July 2015
  • FCPA, AML & OFAC Risks for Private Equity and Hedge Funds, ACI, March 2015
  • United States' Enforcement of Anti-Corruption Laws, U.S. Department of State, October 2014
  • Political Intelligence and the STOCK Act: The Next Regulatory Frontier, ABA, June 2013
  • Managing Cross Border Investigations, Yale Club New York, January 2013
  • National Security Leaks and the Law, Council for Court Excellence, December 2012
  • Insider Trading Issues in Today's Enforcement Environment, National Law Journal, October 2012
  • Understanding and Managing FCPA Risks, China Investment Group, June 2012
  • When an Executive's Problems Become the Company's Problems, Law Bulletin's Annual White Collar Crime and Corporate Governance Conference, April 2012

Recent Publications

News & Appearances