By Tom Lo

Dechert has hired a new partner in Chicago and Washington D.C.

Andrew Boutros will serve as the regional chair of the US white collar practice. Previously Boutros was national co-chair of the white collar, internal investigations and false claims team at Seyfarth Shaw.

Boutros’ practice covers government enforcement defence, criminal and civil trials, internal investigations, false claims litigation, crisis management response, strategic counselling and compliance-related work.