Career Choice Series: White Collar Criminal Law

The Career Choice Series is designed to help you choose your career path. Whether you’re a law student, young lawyer, or transitioning attorney, find out what it’s like to work in various practice areas and the best way to position yourself to get there.

Description & Speakers

Famous white collar criminal cases may make you think of Purdue Pharma, the college admissions cases, Michael Cohen, or Paul Manafort. But what exactly is white collar criminal law? It involves financial crimes and public corruption, such as health care fraud, false claims, kickbacks, wire and mail fraud, procurement fraud, bribery, embezzlement, cybercrime, securities fraud, tax fraud, insider trading, Ponzi schemes, forgery, and identity theft. Get the inside scoop on what it means to be a white collar criminal lawyer, what a day in the life is like, the pros and cons, and how to position yourself to become one.


Kristen Kearney, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

Megan Siddall, Partner, Miner Orkand Siddall LLP, Boston, MA


Susanne Aronowitz, Naomi Beard & Associates, Portland, OR; ABA Career Center Board Member

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