John M. Dowd of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, the lawyer for Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, vowed yesterday to hit the charges against his client "head on," telling a jury that the ex-billionaire traded only on freely available public information. Mr. Dowd addressed the panel after Assistant U.S. Attorney Jonathan Streeter had laid plain for the jury that this was, at the core, "a straightforward case of insider trading."
Opening at Inside-Trading Trial Show Different Views of Data
New York Law Journal
March 10, 2011
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