Provided by Michael Asaro
Michael A. Asaro is co-head of Akin Gump’s white collar defense and global investigations practice group. He focuses on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) investigations, white-collar criminal defense, corporate internal investigations and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Asaro has extensive litigation and investigatory experience involving matters arising under the federal securities laws, including insider trading, market manipulation, accounting irregularities, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, and broker-dealer and investment advisor regulation.
Served for five years as a federal prosecutor and four years as an enforcement attorney at the SEC.
J.D., magna cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, editor-in-chief, Brooklyn Journal of International Law. B.S., Boston University.
Michael Asaro draws on extensive governmental experience to counsel clients facing regulatory investigations and allegations such as criminal FCPA violations, fraud and market manipulation.
"Michael Asaro is always available to his clients and I find his instincts and advice are always spot on." "He is a strong lawyer with a solid background and deep experience in the white-collar Bar."