Jim Letten — a former U.S. Attorney who recently joined Butler Snow’s New Orleans office as of counsel — has been named co-chair of the American Bar Association criminal justice section crime committee’s computer crime, intellectual property and trade secrets sub-committee.
Letten was appointed U.S. Attorney by President George W. Bush in 2005 and asked to retain the position by President Barack Obama. Prior to stepping down in 2012, he had been the longest-serving U.S. Attorney in the nation. Letten works as of counsel for Butler Snow’s investigations and white collar crime group, and consults on a variety of defenses including criminal and regulatory investigations, government audits and civil fraud cases. Letten also serves as assistant dean of experiential learning at Tulane Law School.
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