Lawyer profile for USA 2021
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Securities: Regulation: Enforcement - USA - Nationwide
"David is a top-notch strategic thinker.""He can anticipate the issues coming up before they spin out of control."
Derivatives - USA - Nationwide
Derivatives: Enforcement - USA - Nationwide
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - New York
"He is always available and is incredibly knowledgeable, as well as providing very practical advice." "He communicates well and his work product is crisp and to the point."
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Heads Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime Group in New York. Represents institutions and individuals in DOJ, SEC, CFTC, and other criminal and regulatory law enforcement investigations, and at trial. Conducts internal investigations for boards of directors and corporate management.
Enforcement Director, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (2011-2013), led CFTC's investigation and prosecution of first-ever Dodd-Frank Act charges; co-chair, Securities and Commodities Fraud Working Group of Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, established by President Obama; Assistant U.S. Attorney, SDNY (Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force).
JD, Columbia University School of Law (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) 1987; Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1984 (cum laude).