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Richard Ben-Veniste 
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Experience 
Civil litigation  white collar criminal litigation  congressional investigations.  Achieved national prominence as one of the principal prosecutors of the Watergate Special Prosecution Force.

Employment 
Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP, Washington, D.C., 2002 to date  •  Weil, Gotshal and Manges, 1990-2002  •  Chief Counsel, (Minority) Senate Whitewater Committee, May, 1995-June, 1996  •  Special Outside Counsel, Senate Subcommittee on Governmental Operations, 1976-1977  •  Chief, Watergate Task Force, Watergate Special Prosecution Force, U.S. Department of Justice, 1973-1975  •  Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District, New York, 1968-l973 and Chief, Special Prosecution Section, 1971-1973

Education 
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1967; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar • Northwestern University, LL.M., 1968 • Muhlenberg College, A.B. magna cum laude, 1964; Awarded honorary LL.D. by Muhlenberg College, 1975

Admitted
New York, 1968  •  District of Columbia, 1975


 

Richard Ben-Veniste
Partner
Washington, D.C.
rben-veniste@mayerbrownrowe.com
Ph: +1 202 263 3333
Fax: +1 202 263 3300
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