An Evening With Preet Bharara

April 30, 2019


New York, NY

Cleary Gottlieb and the Asian American Bar Association of New York hosted An Evening With Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Managing Partner Michael Gerstenzang and partner Abena Mainoo provided brief remarks, and partner Joon Kim sat down with Preet to discuss his new book, Doing Justice, a prosecutor’s thoughts on crime, punishment, and the rule of law.

Preet served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2009 to 2017. He oversaw the investigation and litigation of all criminal and civil cases and supervised an office of more than 200 Assistant U.S. Attorneys, who handled cases involving terrorism, narcotics and arms trafficking, financial and health care fraud, cybercrime, public corruption, gang violence, organized crime, and civil rights violations.

In 2017, Preet joined the NYU School of Law faculty as a Distinguished Scholar in Residence. He is the Executive Vice President of Some Spider Studios and the host of CAFE’s Stay Tuned With Preet, a podcast focused on issues of justice and fairness.