George D. Niespolo

Partner
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone415 957 3013

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Practice Areas

  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Class Actions
  • False Claims
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 415 957 3013
Fax: 415 358 4394
http://www.duanemorris.com/attorneys/georgedniespolo.html
 
University University of Michigan, B.A., 1972
 
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1976
 
Admitted1976, California; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California; U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
•American Bar Association
- Section of Litigation
-- White Collar Crime Committee
•United States District Court for the Northern District of California
- Standing Committee on Professional Conduct, 1999-2006
•The State Bar of California
- Litigation Section

 
BornDetroit, Michigan, March 16, 1950
 
Biography

George D. Niespolo is the head of the White-Collar Criminal Defense, Corporate Investigations and Regulatory Compliance division of Duane Morris' Trial Practice Group, concentrating his practice in the areas of white-collar criminal and government regulatory investigations and cases. Over the past 22 years, Mr. Niespolo also has been responsible for complex civil litigation cases in the areas of civil RICO, securities, healthcare, general fraud, antitrust and intellectual property. In addition, he has handled numerous false claims and class action cases on the federal and state levels.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Niespolo was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of California, where he served on the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Organized Crime and Racketeering Strike Force. He also served as a Deputy District Attorney for the Alameda County District Attorney's Office.

He was a member of the Standing Committee on Professional Conduct, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, from 1999 to 2006. He is also a member of the White Collar Crime Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association and a member of the Litigation Section of The State Bar of California.

Mr. Niespolo is a 1976 graduate of the University of California--Hastings College of Law and a graduate of the University of Michigan.

Experience
•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 1998-present
•Sideman & Bancroft, San Francisco, California
- Partner, 1994-1998
•Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, San Francisco, California
- Partner, 1989-1994
•United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of California
- Assistant United States Attorney, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, 1985-1989
- Trial Attorney, Organized Crime and Racketeering Strike Force, 1983-1985
•Alameda County District Attorney's Office, San Francisco, California
- Deputy District Attorney, 1976-1982

Honors & Awards
•Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2015
•Listed in Northern California Super Lawyers, 2006-2014
•Listed in Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition, Criminal Defense: White Collar, 2009 and 2010
• AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Selected Publications
•Co-author, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010: Congress Enacts Sweeping Financial Reform, Duane Morris Alert, August 24, 2010
•Co-author, Changes in SEC Investigations Outlined by Director of Enforcement Division, Duane Morris Alert, August 6, 2009
•Featured in Moving Beyond the Billable Hour, Counsel to Counsel, May 2008

 
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George D. Niespolo

One Market Plaza, Suite 2200
San FranciscoCA 94105-1127




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