Lawyer (Matthew Kluger): How I Committed Insider Trading

Former corporate attorney Matthew Kluger was part of a three-person insider-trading ring for 17 years, stealing secrets from some of the most prominent U.S. law firms, including Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Speaking to Bloomberg News reporter David Voreacos at Kluger’s Oakton, Virginia home, he provides a unique view of insider trading by a mid-level lawyer. Kluger, who made less than $1 million from the scheme, pleaded guilty and was sentenced last month to 12 years in prison, the longest insider-trading term in U.S. history — a sentence he believes is unjust.

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