A Law360 article covers the arrival of partners Kathryn Deal and Justin Weitz to Morgan Lewis, highlighting their careers and intended focus at the firm.
The piece notes Justin’s roles at the US Department of Justice (DOJ) during his nearly 10-year career. Also mentioned were his areas of focus while at the DOJ, including investigating and prosecuting corporate fraud; his work on securities fraud cases related to the COVID-19 pandemic; and his role in conducting large and multinational investigations into corruption involving government contractors. As a member of the firm’s litigation practice, Justin will advise on complex financial securities and procurement enforcement matters.
The article also notes Kathryn’s former role as an assistant US attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In private practice, she handled class actions and other civil litigation. At Morgan Lewis, she will focus on high-stakes trial work and complex litigation on the defense side—from punitive class actions to mass torts and other government proceedings.