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White Collar Attorney Sean Curran Joins Arnold & Porter in London

November 2, 2016

LONDON, November 2, 2016 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced today that Sean Curran has joined the firm's White Collar Defence practice as a partner resident in its London office. Mr. Curran's practice will focus on the representation of corporates and individuals in high-profile criminal cases spanning a wide range of industries and backgrounds, as well as compliance matters.

Mr. Curran has successfully managed numerous complex and sophisticated white collar cases to settlement or favourable conclusion, including those involving LIBOR rigging allegations and investigation by the UK Serious Fraud Office and the US Department of Justice. He is experienced in defending allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption against executives and professionals and has handled post-conviction matters relating to confiscation, company fines, and enforcement under the provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

"We are delighted that Sean is joining our firm," said Tim Frazer, the head of Arnold & Porter's London office. "This addition will significantly contribute to our formidable defence capabilities in London and complement our international white collar team."

Arnold & Porter's White Collar Defence practice represents both individuals and corporates internationally, in all areas of defence work, including internal investigations, federal and state investigations and prosecutions, trial, grand jury practice, and appeal. In 2011, the London office hired Kathleen Harris, former Head of the Fraud Business Group and Head of Policy from the UK Serious Fraud office, as partner and co-chair of the firm's anti-corruption practice. Mr. Curran will work closely with Ms. Harris, as well as with the firm's white collar team abroad.

Mr. Curran obtained his LLB degree with honors from Queens University, Belfast.

Arnold & Porter LLP is an international law firm of more than 700 lawyers with offices in Brussels, Denver, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D. C. The firm, founded in 1946, maintains more than 25 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law, with a primary focus on litigation, transactional matters, and regulatory issues.

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