Edmund (“Ned”) Searby is an experienced trial attorney. He has tried more than 35 jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations and argued eight times before the federal court of appeals. He has achieved outstanding results for clients in a number of noteworthy and challenging cases. His public matters have been featured in a number of publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Dallas Morning News and The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
As a federal prosecutor with the Department of Justice, Ned tried to jury verdict fraud, counterfeiting, conspiracy to murder a federal witness, money laundering, international drug trafficking and other complex criminal violations. In recognition for his work, Ned received letters of commendation from the Attorney General of the United States and the Director of the F.B.I. He also served with the Office of the Independent Counsel in Washington, D.C.
In private practice, Ned has represented major corporations and individuals in high stakes civil litigation and in criminal investigations and prosecutions. Notable results include a $33 million verdict after trebling in an antitrust conspiracy trial, a jury verdict of no liability for a multinational corporation in a four-week trial, a defense verdict for a biotechnology company in a declaratory judgment action impacting nationwide punitive damages coverage and a $75 million settlement in a securities fraud action. Ned is a contributor to BakerHostetler’s Antitrust Advocate blog, providing informative commentary on the latest developments in the antitrust litigation sector.
He also represents corporations and individuals subject to criminal investigations and prosecutions involving healthcare fraud, securities fraud, bribery, export offenses, insider trading, mail and wire fraud, public corruption, DEA diversion, RICO, tax offenses, criminal trade secrets violations and other federal offenses. Finally, Ned has conducted internal investigations and due diligence, often focused on fraud, antitrust and FCPA.
10/24/2013 - Antitrust and Trade Regulation Newsletter
8/8/2013 - BakerHostetler's 2013 Mid-Year Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Update
12/7/2012 - Antitrust Advocate Blog Launches; Firm’s 10th