Former CIO of Mayer Brown Pleads Guilty

/ 25.Apr, 2013
In August of 20012, the former global chief information officer of the Chicago law firm Mayer Brown, David Tresch was arrested on charges of embezzlement.  Mr. Tresch was arrested for an alleged $4.8 million billing and kick back scheme.  It was alleged Mr. Tresch was paid about $2 million in kickbacks by Nicholas Demars who owned a firm supplying contract employees and technology services to the law firm.  On Monday, Mr. Tresch entered into a guilty plea under a deal with prosecutors.  According to the plea deal, the law firm paid Mr. Dumars firm $7.6 million, and Mr. Tresch received kick backs of over $1 million. –Josh J.T. Byrne, Esquire