Jason Cowley, a federal prosecutor who lately has overseen the securities-fraud unit on the Manhattan U.S. lawyer’s workplace, has left the federal government for the non-public sector.
This week, Mr. Cowley will be part of the regulation agency of McGuireWoods as a accomplice in its Charlotte, N.C., workplace, the agency stated Monday. Mr. Cowley, who will likely be within the agency’s Authorities Investigations and White Collar Litigation division, will hold a nationwide apply and plans to work from the New York workplace as nicely.
The transfer is a return dwelling for Mr. Cowley, who grew up in Charlotte and was an assistant U.S. Lawyer within the Jap District of North Carolina for 4 years earlier than shifting to Manhattan to hitch the Southern District in 2011.
Earlier than his departure, Mr. Cowley had served because the co-chief of the workplace’s Securities and Commodities Fraud Activity Pressure since early 2017.