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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 in the U.S. and abroad, 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 wide range 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 Director of the Board of the Council for Court Excellence.

Representative Matters

Complex Business Litigation
  • 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
  • Large 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 that allegedly violated federal securities laws
  • Real estate developer at trial in breach of contract action against investors
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
  • Senior executive of Fortune 500 company in parallel DOJ and SEC investigations into insider trading and accounting fraud allegations
  • Senior executive branch official in connection with House and Senate investigations
  • Executive of Japanese company in price-fixing investigations 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
  • Member of New York State Legislature in connection with federal corruption charges
  • 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
  • Chief compliance officer of brokerage company in DOJ investigation involving pay-to-play allegations
  • Senior government official in congressional investigation involving alleged conflicts of interest
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

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Investigation and Prosecution of Corruption Cases, Inspector General Academy, July 2015
  • Prevention, Detection, and Remediation of Corporate Bribery, Tokyo Bar Association, July 2015
  • Best Practices for Effective Corporate Crisis Management, Union Internationale des Avocats, July 2015
  • FCPA, AML & OFAC Risks for Private Equity and Hedge Funds, ACI, March 2015
  • Federal, State, and Local Approaches to Corruption Investigations and Prosecutions, New York City Bar Association, January 2015
  • Investigation and Prosecution of Corruption Cases, FBI, November 2014
  • 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 - U.S., 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, 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 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 Section, and Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section
  • Member, Sports Lawyers Association