Ernest E. Badway of Fox Rothschild Elected Co-Chair of FCPA Subcommittee of ABA Criminal Justice Section

July 30, 2010 – Press Releases

Ernest E. Badway, co-chair of the Securities Industry Practice and White-Collar Compliance & Defense Practice at Fox Rothschild LLP, has been appointed co-chair of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section. Effective Sept. 1, 2010, Badway will serve a two-year term as head of this subcommittee, which is part of the White-Collar Crime Committee.

Badway will join a group of prominent public defenders, prosecutors, defense lawyers, judges, ethics officers, academics and Department of Justice officials in reaching the White-Collar Crime Committee’s goal of developing a practice of identifying and producing exculpatory materials to defendants in federal criminal prosecutions. Badway will play an integral part on the subcommittee, where his role will be to retain members, mentor future leaders, accomplish goals, implement projects, analyze and draft policy for the Criminal Justice Section and the ABA House of Delegates and work toward the purpose of the overall section.

A partner in Fox Rothschild’s New York and Roseland offices, Badway currently represents corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and financial institutions, such as broker-dealers, investment advisers, private equity and hedge funds, banks and insurance companies. He also counsels and advises officers, directors, executives, registered persons and employees on a wide range of commercial, business, securities, intellectual property, employment, real estate, corporate, pharmaceuticals, partnership disputes, contracts and other business issues and litigation.

Badway also has extensive experience in officer/director regulation and compliance, corporate governance and white-collar criminal law issues. He represents these entities and individuals in internal investigations and commercial disputes involving litigation and alternative dispute forums as well as corporate law matters concentrating in private placements and initial public offerings. Badway counsels and advises clients on the creation of broker-dealers, hedge funds and investment advisers as well as compliance and regulatory matters relating to their operations.

An Assistant Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, Badway teaches a course in securities fraud enforcement. He has been appointed an arbitrator and mediator for The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (formerly, the NASD and NYSE); an arbitrator for the NFA; and an arbitrator and mediator for the New Jersey State Courts.

A sought-after media contact, Badway has been a featured commentator for CNBC, Bloomberg Television News and Bloomberg Radio, on a variety of securities enforcement and corporate governance issues. In addition, he has also been quoted in various print publications, including, among others, The New York Times, Newsday and the New York Post.

Badway is active in the legal community with memberships in the New York State Bar Association‘s Delegate to House of Delegates; The Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey and of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Badway earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law in 1992 and his M.A. and B.A. from Boston University, both in 1989.

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