Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Tuchmann Joins Wiggin and Dana as Litigation Partner in the White Collar Defense Group

August 27, 2018 Press Release

Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce that Paul Tuchmann, former Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, has joined the firm as a Litigation Partner in the White Collar Defense, Investigations and Corporate Compliance practice group. Mr. Tuchmann's practice will focus on representing and advising corporations, boards of directors, special committees and individuals regarding internal investigations, regulatory compliance, criminal defense, and related civil and administrative matters. Mr. Tuchmann's practice will also include complex civil litigation.

Prior to joining Wiggin and Dana, Mr. Tuchmann served for over a decade as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, where he was the co-head of the FIFA Task Force and deputy chief and acting chief of the Public Integrity section. During his tenure in the U.S. Attorney's office, Mr. Tuchmann led and supervised numerous complex investigations and prosecutions, including various types of fraud, corruption, racketeering, campaign finance offenses, obstruction of justice, and tax crimes. Mr. Tuchmann tried seven cases to jury verdict, and briefed and argued numerous motions and appeals before the district court and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Mr. Tuchmann was associated with the Mintz Levin law firm's Boston office. Mr. Tuchmann graduated from Columbia College, magna cum laude and cum laude from Harvard Law School. Following law school, Mr. Tuchmann clerked for United States District Judge Nicholas Garafus in the Eastern District of New York.

"We are thrilled that Paul is joining Wiggin and Dana. Paul is an extraordinarily talented litigator whose mettle has been tested in high profile matters. He is a welcome addition to our deep bench of experienced trial lawyers and litigators who are dedicated to our clients' causes," said Jim Glasser, Chair of Wiggin and Dana's Litigation Department.

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