Raymond Banoun, Esq. is the managing partner of the Washington office of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and oversees his firm™s Business Fraud practice. A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, he represents corporations, financial institutions, investment firms, law firms, and individuals in criminal investigations and litigation. Mr. Banoun, who previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, where he headed the Fraud Division, also served as Chairman of the ABA Criminal Justice Section's White Collar Crime Committee. He has written extensively for various legal publications and has spoken and organized various conferences on the enforcement of anti-fraud statues and banking and environmental laws.