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Jones Day partner Louis Gabel named among "Leaders in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Louis Gabel, a partner in Jones Day's Business & Tort Litigation Practice based in its Detroit Office, has been named among Michigan Lawyers Weekly's "Leaders in the Law" for 2021. The list honors leaders in Michigan's legal community.

Public and private companies, government officials, executives, and public institutions facing crisis situations or high-stakes disputes with the federal or state government seek out Mr. Gabel as a trusted advisor, legal strategist, and skilled trial lawyer. Serving as the lead lawyer in white collar defense matters and internal investigations, he also handles a variety of high-stakes civil lawsuits involving both private parties and the government.

Since returning to private practice five years ago, Mr. Gabel has led representations of some of the largest corporations in the United States, including many of the largest companies in Michigan. Mr. Gabel previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Detroit for nearly eight years, prosecuting a wide variety of high-profile matters, including jury trials against national leaders of a violent motorcycle club, leaders of a prominent criminal gang in Detroit, and one of the largest heroin trafficking organizations in Michigan history. He also led investigations of corrupt members of the Narcotics Unit of the Detroit Police Department, fraudulent telemarketing and investment schemes, and a variety of white collar criminals who defrauded Michigan investors, banks, and companies.

While employed by the Department of Justice, Mr. Gabel accepted a detail to serve as a diplomat in Dhaka, Bangladesh, serving as the Resident Legal Advisor at the U.S. Embassy in Bangladesh, where he helped revise the Bangladesh Anti-Terrorism Act, trained prosecutors and investigators from the Bangladesh Central Bank, and trained judges from several South Asian countries on antiterrorism.

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