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Justin V. Shur

Justin V. Shur is a highly regarded 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 and to advise clients on 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 frequently speaks and writes on a variety of topics relating to his practice, and has provided commentary and insight on legal issues for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other national news outlets. He is a Barrister of the Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court and a Member of the Board of Directors for the Council for Court Excellence.

Representative Matters

Complex Civil Litigation
  • Software development company in connection with a patent dispute involving visible light communication technology
  • Broker-dealer at arbitration hearing 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
  • Large foreign bank in dispute against Wall Street investment firm arising from collapse of credit facility
  • Public company in dispute involving "short-swing" transactions that allegedly violated insider-trading laws
White Collar Criminal and Regulatory Matters
  • President of investment advisor firm at jury trial involving perjury and obstruction of justice charges
  • High-ranking diplomat at jury trial involving allegations of bribery and fraud
  • Senior executive of Fortune 500 company in parallel DOJ and SEC investigations into insider trading and accounting fraud allegations
  • Former high-ranking executive branch official in connection with House and Senate investigations
  • Senior executive of Japanese company in price-fixing investigation by DOJ and JFTC
  • Chief financial officer 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
  • New York State Assembly Speaker in connection with federal corruption charges brought by DOJ
  • Chief operating officer of software company in connection with securities and accounting fraud investigations by DOJ, SEC, and SFO
  • Senior congressional aide in connection with campaign finance fraud investigation by DOJ
  • Secret Service official in parallel investigations by Congress and Department of Homeland Security 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
Corporate Internal Investigations 
  • Fortune 500 company in conducting internal investigation into a conflict of interest allegation involving a member of its board of directors
  • Private equity firm in conducting internal investigation into allegations of FCPA violations by portfolio company in Latin America
  • Wall Street broker-dealer in conducting internal investigation into fixed-income securities trading practices
  • Audit committee of publicly-held company in conducting internal investigation into allegations of fraud by subsidiaries in Eastern Europe
  • Brazil-based oil and gas company in connection with internal investigation into bribery and corruption allegations

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • FCPA, AML & OFAC Risks for Private Equity and Hedge Funds, ACI, March 2015
  • Federal, State, and Local Approaches to Addressing Public Corruption, New York City Bar Association, January 2015
  • Hot Button Issues in FCPA and OFAC Enforcement and Compliance, The FCPA Report, October 2014
  • United States' Enforcement of Anti-Corruption Laws, U.S. Department of State, October 2014
  • Comparative Study on Anti-Corruption Regulations - US, Europe, China and Japan, International Association of Lawyers, July 2014
  • FCPA Risks for Hedge Funds and Private Equity Firms, CORE: Club, June 2014
  • Political Intelligence and the STOCK Act: The Next Regulatory Frontier?, ABA, June 2013
  • Managing Cross Border Investigations in Today's Enforcement Environment, Yale Club New York, January 2013
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Year in Review, D.C. Bar, December 2012
  • 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 When Doing Business in China, 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

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 Committee
  • 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 Section, and Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section