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Morvillo LLP

January 06, 2014 08:50 ET

White Collar Defense Lawyer Joins Morvillo LLP

Stuart F. Pierson to Further Expand Law Firm's White Collar Practice

NEW YORK, NY and WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2014) - Morvillo LLP, a boutique White Collar litigation law firm with offices in New York and Washington, DC, is pleased to announce that Stuart F. Pierson, a White Collar defense litigator, has joined the firm as Counsel in its Washington, DC office, effective January 1, 2014. Pierson joins Morvillo LLP from Troutman Sanders, where, until recently, he served as Head of its White Collar defense and government investigations practice.

According to co-founder, Richard J. Morvillo, "Stu adds further depth and experience to our growing White Collar practice and his arrival is another step in our continuing efforts to build a premier White Collar boutique comprised of exceptional trial lawyers. He was the head of litigation of the firm I first joined upon leaving the SEC, and I know first-hand that he is an extraordinarily talented trial lawyer who will fit well in our culture."

Pierson, who graduated from Hobart College and Duke University School of Law, began his legal career with the Justice Department and then served as an Assistant US Attorney. Since entering private practice, he has focused on White Collar and government investigations, civil litigation and media law. He has been recognized in the field of White Collar criminal defense by The Best Lawyers in America.

Co-founder E. Scott Morvillo noted, "Stu is a great addition. He is yet another talented trial lawyer who has years of experience handling complex civil, criminal and enforcement matters and bolsters our presence in Washington, DC."

ABOUT: Morvillo LLP (http://www.morvillolaw.com) is a boutique litigation law firm that devotes its practice to handling SEC enforcement matters, securities and accounting litigation and White Collar criminal defense.

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