Taft partner Jason Covert authored the article "5 Things to Note in Charges Against FTX's Bankman-Fried," which was published on Dec. 15 in Law360. The article dives into the details of the charges brought against Samuel Bankman-Fried, co-founder and former CEO of FTX Trading Ltd. The article also provides a breakdown of what to take away from the charges. To read the article, please click here.
Covert is a former federal prosecutor and experienced trial attorney who represents individuals and corporations in a variety of litigation matters, including criminal investigations, regulatory enforcement actions, and internal investigations. Prior to joining Taft, he spent more than a decade with the federal government, serving the last six years as a white-collar prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Criminal Division, Fraud Section, and before that, as an enforcement attorney with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Covert leverages that experience and knowledge to provide clients with the full range of advice and guidance needed to navigate the ever-increasing complexity of the federal regulatory and criminal justice systems.