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