Paul Mogin is Senior Counsel at Williams & Connolly LLP, where his practice encompasses both civil and criminal litigation, with a special emphasis on white collar criminal cases, civil and criminal appeals, government investigations, and cases involving claims for punitive damages.
Mr. Mogin argued Cleveland v. United States, 531 U.S. 12 (2000), and has argued or briefed successful challenges to criminal convictions in the Second, Fourth, Sixth, and District of Columbia Circuits. He has overturned counts of conspiracy, false statements, mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, racketeering and racketeering conspiracy, running an illegal gambling business, obstruction of congressional proceedings, receiving an illegal gratuity, concealment of government records, and shipment of adulterated and misbranded food. Mr. Mogin has also represented clients in a variety of different kinds of investigations, including investigations by grand juries, the SEC, the CFTC, bar disciplinary authorities, and a state board of ethics.
He was a law clerk to Judge Henry J. Friendly of the Second Circuit before joining Williams & Connolly LLP in 1981. He rejoined the firm after clerking for Associate Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall during the 1982 Term.