Litigator of the Week: Benjamin Lawsky, N.Y. Superintendent of Financial Services

, The Litigation Daily


Foolish or heroic? That's the question everyone is asking about Benjamin Lawsky, the head of New York's nine-month-old Department of Financial Services, who struck a $340 million settlement with Standard Chartered Plc on Tuesday. It's probably too early to know the answer, but there's no question that Lawsky has gotten everyone's attention.

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