NYU Law Welcomes Preet Bharara as Distinguished Scholar in Residence

New York University School of Law (NYU Law)

An attorney with more than 20 years of experience, Scott Haworth serves as partner of Haworth Coleman & Gerstman, LLC, in New York City. Scott Haworth graduated from the New York University School of Law (NYU Law), which has announced Preet Bharara’s decision to join the school as a distinguished scholar in residence.

A former United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara handled a number of corruption cases involving city and state politicians, including State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and speaker of the New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver. Other accomplishments during his tenure include the prosecution of Bernie Madoff and the historic $1.2 billion financial penalty issued to Toyota, which was required to work with an independent monitor for oversight of the company’s safety reporting and public statements.

Mr. Bharara is a graduate of Harvard College and Columbia Law School. He has frequently visited the NYU Law campus, and he presented at the school’s convocation in 2015. Mr. Bharara has stated he is excited to join the school and address such issues as criminal and social justice, national security, civil rights, and corporate accountability.