MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – The law firm of Holland & Knight has hired outgoing Miami U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer.READ MORE: CDC And FDA Recommend Pausing Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Over Blood Clot Concerns
On Wednesday, the firm announced that Ferrer will lead its global compliance and investigations team, part of its white-collar defense practice. The firm has 27 offices worldwide.
Ferrer announced last month he was stepping down from the nation’s third-largest U.S. attorney’s office after nearly seven years on the job. This Friday will be his last day on the job.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Sunny Afternoon With A Light Breeze
Holland & Knight says Ferrer’s work will focus on international and domestic investigations for corporate clients, including cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act especially those in Latin American countries.
The firm also says Ferrer will advise clients on health care and financial services regulation, two areas of focus during his time as U.S. attorney.MORE NEWS: Missing Florida Girl Montana Breseman Has Been Found
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