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ABA Criminal Justice Section Establishes New Northern California Sub-Commitee On White Collar Crime

August 26, 2003 Press Release

Daniel Bookin of O'Melveny & Myers and Douglas R. Young of Farella Braun + Martel are selected as Co-Chairs.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 14, 2003): Two of the Bay Area's most experienced white collar crime attorneys have been selected to head the American Bar Association's (ABA) Criminal Justice Section Northern California sub-committee on white collar crime.

Daniel Bookin, partner and head of the San Francisco office of O'Melveny & Myers LLP, and Douglas R. Young, partner, Farella Braun + Martel LLP and former president of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), will co-chair the organization. John Potter, a partner at the San Francisco offices of Covington & Burling, will serve as vice chair.

Appointed by the ABA, the sub-committee will carry out at the local level the responsibilities of the national White Collar Crime section, including education for prosecutors and defense lawyers in practice areas related to business crimes. An important objective of the sub-committee also will be to foster communication between prosecutors and the defense bar.

Contact:
Phyllis Gillis
415.954.4917

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