Attorney David Spears is a founding partner at the New York City law firm of Spears & Imes LLP. He has used the experience he gained early in his career to build a reputation as a leading criminal, civil and regulatory litigator. Today, clients from around the world who have complex legal issues turn to him for representation when facing a variety of legal challenges, including those involving the following:
•Securities fraud •Money laundering •Tax crimes •White collar crimes •Complex litigation
Mr. Spears began his legal career in 1977 after earning his law degree from Columbia University School of Law. Prior to establishing his own firm, Mr. Spears gained valuable experience in a number of high-level government positions. He worked for the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington D.C., and he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York.
As a top trial attorney, Mr. Spears has had a number of high-profile victories in both criminal and civil cases.
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Admitted 1978, New York
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Last Updated: 8/4/2016