A Primer on Corporate Liability for Employees' Civil Wrongs and Criminal Acts and Omissions by Matthew C. McCann
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Employers need to be aware of corporate civil and criminal liability for their employees' actions under both federal and state law. In addition to the relevant federal sources of law, including appellate case law and United States Attorney Guidelines, each state has its own common and statutory law addressing these issues. This article concentrates on both generally applicable federal provisions and New York common law.
Matthew C. McCann is an attorney at the Law Offices of Alan S. Futerfas in New York City. He specializes in white-collar criminal defense and securities law. He contributes to a New York City Bar Association project covering the varying criminal discovery practices of the state's sixty-two counties. He is also the current Content Editor for the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Criminal Justice Committee's Quarterly Newsletter.
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