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Glen McGorty and Rebecca Ricigliano Author Chapter of National Association of Attorneys General’s Anticorruption Manual for State and Local Prosecutors

New York – June 22, 2021: Glen G. McGorty and Rebecca Monck Ricigliano have authored a chapter of the upcoming publication from the National Association of Attorneys General: The Anticorruption Manual: A Guide for State Prosecutors. The book, which provides an overview of prosecuting corruption in the United States, is the first publication in 30 years dedicated to guiding prosecutors who investigate and charge public corruption crime. It is also the first of its kind to address the needs of state and local corruption prosecutors. 

The Anticorruption Manual: A Guide for State Prosecutors:
  • Provides tools and tips for prosecutors initiating or managing a corruption investigation.
  • Outlines the mechanics of real-world corruption cases, written by prosecutors who investigated and charged such cases.
  • Highlights the ethical, statutory, and constitutional limits and obligations most likely to arise in corruption prosecutions, including how to balance the public’s interest in a case with the defendant’s right to a fair trial.
  • Explains various civil and administrative remedies that may be effective in corruption prosecutions.

A former assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York, McGorty is a leader in the white collar and regulatory enforcement bar. In addition to serving as a partner in the firm’s White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement Group and Financial Services Practice, McGorty is the managing partner of Crowell & Moring’s New York office, a member of the firm’s Management Board, and co-chair of its Strategic Growth Committee. He is an experienced trial lawyer who served for nearly 15 years as a federal prosecutor in both the Southern District of New York and the Justice Department in Washington, D.C. 

Ricigliano, a formal federal prosecutor, is a partner in the firm’s White Collar and Regulatory Enforcement Group and a member of its steering committee; she is also a member of the firm’s Financial Services and Investigations practices. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, she served nearly a decade as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. During her tenure, Ricigliano was a member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force and held various supervisory positions including Chief of the Narcotics Unit and Senior Trial Counsel in the Public Corruption Unit. She went on to serve as the First Assistant Attorney General of New Jersey, supervising complex criminal investigations and prosecutions and affirmative Consumer Fraud and False Claims Act cases.  

Amie N. Ely, director, NAGTRI Center for Ethics and Public Integrity, National Association of Attorneys General, and Marissa G. Walker, program counsel, NAGTRI Center for Ethics and Public Integrity, National Association of Attorneys General served as editors of the publication. Chapter authors include former and current federal, state, and local prosecutors, as well as law professors.

The Anticorruption Manual: A Guide for State Prosecutors is published by the National Association of Attorneys General and is available for pre-order directly from the NAAG website, as well as The Anticorruption Manual will be published on August 2, 2021.


Andrew Loeb
Communications Specialist