Bohrer PLLC Bolsters White Collar Defense and Government Investigations Practice with Addition of Former Federal Prosecutor Sam Amir ToossiJanuary 06, 2020
New York (January 6, 2019) – Bohrer PLLC announced today that Sam Amir Toossi has joined the Firm as a Partner and Head of the Firm’s White Collar Defense and Government Investigations Practice. Mr. Toossi is an experienced litigator who draws upon his combined tenure as in-house counsel, a federal and state prosecutor and a lawyer at a premier global law firm to provide multi-dimensional counsel to clients.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sam to the firm,” said Jeremy Bohrer, Managing Partner of Bohrer PLLC. “His collective experience, including his work as an in-house litigator, a federal prosecutor and at a premier global law firm, brings multi-dimensional expertise and perspectives that will help us best serve our clients. We believe the legal landscape is continuing to become more complex and our clients deserve multi-faceted legal advocacy and investigative expertise that is fearless and relentless.”
“I am excited to be joining a firm that is committed to serving its clients with a nimble, interdisciplinary approach that is uniquely sensitive to the needs of the business and investment community,” said Mr. Toossi. “I look forward to working with this dynamic and entrepreneurial group of practitioners to vigorously advocate for clients who face an increasingly complex regulatory environment.”
Mr. Toossi joins Bohrer PLLC from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a “Big Four” accounting firm, where he was a Director in the Office of the General Counsel’s Litigation Group. In that role, he oversaw all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution as well as matters initiated by regulatory and law enforcement agencies.
From 2009 to 2015, Mr. Toossi served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, supervising and participating in a wide variety of investigations and prosecutions, including significant cases of cybercrime, money laundering, fraud and racketeering. This included the coordination of international investigations with foreign law enforcement agencies in Asia, Europe and South America. During his tenure, he successfully led numerous trial teams and briefed and argued cases before the Second Circuit.
Prior to his government service, Mr. Toossi was a litigation associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP where he represented individuals, corporations and financial institutions in a variety of white collar crime, government investigations and complex litigation matters.
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At Bohrer PLLC, we recognize that our clients face an increasingly complex legal and commercial landscape. In the face of this evolving environment, we believe clients need nimble, interdisciplinary counsel that spans beyond traditional thinking. We leverage our collective professional experience from three vital areas—in-house counsel, the business community and government service—to provide multi-faceted legal advocacy and investigation expertise that is innovative, fearless and relentless. For more information, please visit www.bohrerpllc.com.