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Patrick Smith leads defense of former Deutsche Bank subprime trader charged in civil FIRREA fraud suit by U.S. Attorney’s Office (EDNY)

September 12, 2017

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice charged Paul Mangione, a former subprime trader at Deutsche Bank, with civil fraud for conduct relating to $1.4B in securitized loans during the 2007-2009 financial crisis.  The action is brought pursuant to the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA).  In the…

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Rodney Villazor serves as panelist and speaker at AABANY’s Trial Advocacy Program

March 25, 2017

Started in 2012, AABANY TAP provides participants with the chance to conduct their own opening statements and direct and cross-examinations, all while receiving valuable feedback from our experienced faculty members.  Participants are assigned a partner and receive the course materials in advance of the program.  Participants must thoroughly review the…

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Rodney Villazor to moderate Small Law Firms: Big Firm Success at ABA Professional Success Summit in Atlanta, GA (Nov. 14-16, 2016)

October 19, 2016

As described by the ABA Section of Litigation, this Professional Success Summit assembles an unsurpassed faculty of diverse talent to share the knowledge, the nuance, and the network to empower talented lawyers of all stripes to reach the top tier of their profession, in the courtroom, the boardroom, and in their business…

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