NAFUSA member Anton R. “Tony” Valukas, Chairman of Jenner & Block, was appointed examiner by the bankruptcy court in 2009 to investigate Lehman Brothers’ collapse. On April 22, 2012, Valukas was interviewed by 60 Minutes. “They’d fudged the numbers,” Valukas told 60 MInutes. “They would move what turned out to be aproximately $50 billion of assets from the United States to the United Kingdom just before they printed their financial statements.” Click here to watch the 60 Minute segment “The Case Against Lehman”. Valukas filed a nine-volume, 2,200 page report with the bankruptcy court.
Valukas served as United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1985-1989. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has been an instructor at the John Marshall School of Law and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law. He is a graduate of the Northwestern School of Law.