TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Feb 20, 2018
Alex Van Der Zwaan, a former associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, pleaded guilty today to lying to investigators in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, CBS News reports. Van Der Zwaan "did willfully and knowingly make materially false, fictitious, and fraudulent statements and representations" while answering FBI questions regarding his position at a firm doing work for Ukraine, according to a court filing. He faces up to five years in prison and up to a $25,000 fine.