Aaron Brecher is a litigator at Lane Powell in Seattle. He focuses his practice on investigations, compliance and white collar defense as well as privacy and data security. He’s passionate about helping individuals and companies through some of their most difficult and sensitive challenges: investigations that could lead to government enforcement actions and resulting litigation. In addition to his compliance and enforcement work, he represents clients in antitrust, intellectual property, and securities litigation as well as qui tam litigation under the False Claims Act.
Justin Okun is a senior corporate counsel with T-Mobile, where he handles regulatory and operational compliance. Justin was formerly a shareholder in Lane Powell’s Investigations, White Collar and Compliance practice group. Before joining Lane Powell, Justin spent over a decade in government service as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles, a DOJ trial attorney in Washington, DC, a supervisory attorney with the Department of the Navy, and a judge advocate in the Marine Corps, where he began his career. While Justin no longer exercises like a Marine, he still drinks beer like one, especially when he’s blogging.
Rachel Greenlee is a litigator at Lane Powell in Seattle. Her focus is on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, compliance and regulatory investigations, construction, employment and other complex litigation. During law school, Rachel served as a Certified Intern with both the St. Louis City Public Defender and Federal Public Defender’s offices, where she gained valuable courtroom experience and trial skills. She was also a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Ronald B. Leighton of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.
Harold Malkin is an experienced litigator and Chair of Lane Powell’s Investigations, Compliance and White Collar Team. Before joining Lane Powell, Harold served more than 20 years at the U.S. Department of Justice, most recently as the Deputy Civil Chief and Chief of the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle. During his career in federal law enforcement, Harold led and successfully resolved numerous multi-million dollar civil and parallel civil/criminal investigations of government program and procurement fraud under the False Claims Act and its qui tam (whistleblower) provisions.
Ann Prezyna is an environmental attorney with nearly 40 years of governmental, corporate and nonprofit experience, whose practice is focused on environmental protection and preservation of wildlife and their habitat. Ann is co-chair of the Lane Powell’s Animal and Earth Advocacy Team and a member of the firm’s Nonprofit Team. Since childhood, Ann has been determined to fight for the preservation of the natural world. She has carried this commitment throughout her legal career, working in both the government and the private sector to advocate on behalf of animals and the environment.
Michael Diamond is a J.D. Candidate at the University of Washington School of Law. He graduated from the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business in 2016 with a focus in Finance. He worked as a summer associate at Lane Powell in Seattle during summer 2018.