Michael R. Bromwich Joins Robbins Russell
June 3, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner and Sauber LLP today announced that Michael R. Bromwich, former Inspector General for the Department of Justice, has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. Bromwich will focus on corporate internal investigations and white-collar criminal defense.
Bromwich has practiced law for 35 years in the public and private sector. He served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (1983-87); Associate Counsel in the Office of Independent Counsel: Iran –Contra (1987-89); Inspector General of the Department of Justice (1994-99); and at the personal request of President Obama, took over the country’s offshore drilling regulatory agency following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
“Mike has an extraordinary background and deep experience that will be of great benefit to our clients,” said partner Richard Sauber. “We’re delighted that he has chosen to join many of his friends and former partners who are now at Robbins Russell. We know he will make major contributions to our firm.”
“This is a wonderful opportunity to work with an extraordinary collection of lawyers in an environment that prizes excellence,” added Bromwich. “The fact that I have worked with and admire many of the firm’s lawyers is an added bonus. I am very much looking forward to this new and exciting challenge.”
From 1999-2010, Mr. Bromwich served as a partner and Chair of the Internal Investigations, Compliance & Monitoring Practice Group at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in both its Washington, D.C. and New York offices. During that time he focused his practice on conducting internal investigations for companies, audit committees, special committees, and special litigation committees, and representing both companies and individuals in white-collar criminal investigations.
Bromwich will maintain the consulting firm – The Bromwich Group – that he established in 2012 and which focuses on independent monitoring, public affairs, crisis management, law enforcement, and offshore energy. He will practice law exclusively with and through Robbins Russell.
Bromwich received his A.B. from Harvard College, his Masters in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is admitted to practice in Washington, D.C. and New York, and before the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District Courts for the District of Columbia and Maryland, the Second and District of Columbia Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.