Hartunian Featured in Times Union on Recent U.S. Attorney Developments

Law Beat: Hartunian says Berman firing 'raises significant questions'
– Times Union

Manatt investigations and white collar defense partner Richard Hartunian spoke with Times Union on the recent departure of U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in Manhattan. In the article, Hartunian’s experience as former U.S. attorney was profiled and he was quoted extensively, offering his thoughts on the importance for the Department of Justice to remain fair, impartial and immune to political pressure. "You know as U.S. attorney that you serve at the pleasure of the president, but you expect that if you are doing your job and you are administering justice fairly and impartially and making decisions based on the facts and based on the law that you are going to continue in your role as U.S. attorney because that is what you are expected to do," he said.

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