Ira Sorkin

Ira Lee Sorkin
Ira Lee Sorkin (born May 30, 1943) is an American attorney.wikipedia
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Bernie Madoff

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He is best known for representing Bernard Madoff, the American businessman who pleaded guilty to perpetrating the largest investor fraud ever committed by a single person. Howard Squadron and several other partners invested with Bernard Madoff, and the firm's pension account, including about $19,000 belonging to Sorkin.
Madoff's lawyer, Ira Sorkin, filed an appeal, which prosecutors opposed.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013 film)

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Among many clients in his career, Sorkin represented Stratton Oakmont and Jordan Belfort ("Wolf of Wall Street").
The FBI agent known as Patrick Denham is the stand-in for real-life Gregory Coleman, and lawyer Manny Riskin is based on Ira Sorkin.

Dickstein Shapiro

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Thereafter in 2004, Mr. Sorkin joined the New York Office of Dickstein Shapiro, a large American law firm.

Monzer al-Kassar

Between 1991 and 1996, Sorkin defended Monzer al-Kassar, a Syrian convicted in November 2008 of supplying arms to undercover agents posing as anti-American terrorists.
Al-Kassar was represented by Ira Sorkin.

Manhasset, New York

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Sorkin grew up in Manhasset, NY and graduated from Manhasset High School in 1961.

Manhasset Secondary School

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Sorkin grew up in Manhasset, NY and graduated from Manhasset High School in 1961.

Shot put

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He was president of his senior class, starting center on the football team and the star shot-put of the track and field team.

Track and field

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He was president of his senior class, starting center on the football team and the star shot-put of the track and field team.

Bachelor of Arts

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He received his B.A. from Tulane University in 1965 and his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 1968.

Tulane University

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He received his B.A. from Tulane University in 1965 and his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 1968.

Juris Doctor

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He received his B.A. from Tulane University in 1965 and his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 1968.

George Washington University Law School

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He received his B.A. from Tulane University in 1965 and his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in 1968.

Manhattan

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Sorkin began his legal career as a summer intern in the office of the District Attorney for Brooklyn, New York in 1966 followed by a second summer internship in the United States Attorney's office in Manhattan in 1967.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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When he graduated law school, his first job was as a trial attorney in New York with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Nomura Securities

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In 1995 and 1996, he also served as the Chief Legal Officer of Nomura Securities, a member firm of the New York Stock Exchange.

Rupert Murdoch

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One of his first private clients was Rupert Murdoch in the law firm of Howard Squadron, Theodore Ellenoff and Stanley Plesent.

Carter Ledyard & Milburn

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When the firm merged, he joined as a partner at Carter Ledyard & Milburn.

Lowenstein Sandler

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[1] . On November 8, 2010, Mr. Sorkin left Dickstein Shapiro along with four other lawyers to join New Jersey based law firm Lowenstein Sandler as a partner.

Stratton Oakmont

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Among many clients in his career, Sorkin represented Stratton Oakmont and Jordan Belfort ("Wolf of Wall Street").

Pension

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Howard Squadron and several other partners invested with Bernard Madoff, and the firm's pension account, including about $19,000 belonging to Sorkin.

John E. Sprizzo

Avellino complained to the presiding Federal Judge, John E. Sprizzo, that Price Waterhouse fees were excessive, but the judge ordered him to pay the bill of $428,679 in full.

PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Avellino complained to the presiding Federal Judge, John E. Sprizzo, that Price Waterhouse fees were excessive, but the judge ordered him to pay the bill of $428,679 in full.

S&P 500 Index

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Madoff said that he did not realize the feeder fund was operating illegally, and that his own investment returns tracked the previous 10 years of the S&P 500.

Nasdaq

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The SEC investigation came right in the middle of Madoff's three terms as the powerful chairman of the NASDAQ stock market board.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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His $6.7 million home in the exclusive Bay Colony of Ft. Lauderdale is presently for sale.