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Norman A.Bloch

PartnerNorman.Bloch@ThompsonHine.com
New York

O 212.908.3942

Norman A.Bloch

Partner

Focus Areas

  • Representation of corporate executives and companies in FCPA and export controls investigations.
  • Representation of chemical company and chemical, advertising and shipping executives in antitrust price-fixing investigations.
  • Representation of a defendant in the Galleon SEC insider trading case.
  • Representation of construction firms in labor payoff and government procurement fraud cases.
  • Representation of a bank executive in a LIBOR fraud investigation.
  • Representation of board of directors of a publicly held bank holding company in internal investigations.
  • Representation of board of directors of publicly held company in backdated stock options cases.
  • Representation of former FBI special agents in state felony prosecutions.
  • Representation of importers in customs fraud cases.
  • Representation of a maritime broker in an international arms export case.
  • Representation of accountants and lawyers in fraud investigations.
  • Presenter, “White Collar Crime – Recent Developments and Emerging Risks Part II,” Thompson Hine Webinar Series, March 18, 2021
  • Presenter, “White Collar Crime – Recent Developments and Emerging Risks Part I,” Thompson Hine Webinar Series, February 18, 2021
  • Presenter, “Bitcoin 101, Understanding the Real Value,” Ohio, May 2015
  • Presenter, “What is Bitcoin and Why Should You Care?” Ohio; May 2014
  • Panel Participant, “Preparing Your Business to Accept Payments in Bitcoin” at INSIDE BITCOINS: the future of virtual currency; New York, New York, April 2014
  • Listed in The Legal 500 in Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense, 2021, 2022
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list, 2006 to 2022
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2010 to 2022 for Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Professional Activities

  • New York County District Attorney’s Office, Trial Advocacy Program, guest faculty member, 1991 to 2010, 2012 to 2018
  • Southern District of New York, Criminal Justice Act Panel, member, 1990 to 1992

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1977,
    cum laude
    ,

    research editor, Law Review</em>; Order of the Coif; Maurice Goodman Memorial Prize; John Norton Pomeroy Prize

  • Cornell University, B.A., 1974

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
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