Russell Capone

Partner, Cooley LLP

Russell Capone is a former federal prosecutor with significant experience handling complex criminal cases, particularly those involving corruption, financial fraud and other white collar crimes. Russell served for more than 10 years at the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, most recently as chief counsel to the US Attorney. In that role, Russell helped oversee SDNY’s most significant and sensitive investigations and prosecutions involving, among other crimes, white collar and cybercrime, securities fraud, public corruption, terrorism, gang violence, organized crime, sex trafficking and international narcotics trafficking. He also helped supervise matters arising in SDNY’s Civil Division, including those involving civil rights violations, as well as violations of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute.