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David Z Seide

David Z Seide

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    Licensed since 1984

    1. Federal Regulation: 100%
      4 years

    Attorney Endorsements

    1 total 

    • Samuel Eugene Spital

      David Seide has a quite impressive background and is clearly a distinguished lawyer who I endorse, among other things, for his government service


      Samuel Spital Administrative Law Attorney
      Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community



    DCActive 198905/25/2015
    NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 198403/13/2015

    Professional Misconduct

    We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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    Award NameGrantorDate Granted
    Evaluation Award for ExcellenceFederal Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE)2013
    AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009

    Work Experience

    TitleCompany NameDuration
    Counselor to the Inspector GeneralUS Department of State2013 - Present
    Director of Special ProjectsFederal Housing Finance Aagency - Office of Inspector General2011 - Present
    PartnerCurtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosie2008 - 2010
    CounselWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr2004 - 2008
    Assistant U.S. AttorneyUnited States Dept. of Justice1991 - 2003


    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    Amercan Bar FoundationFellow2012 - Present
    American Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember, Criminal Justice Council2011 - 2012
    American Bar AssociationCo-chair, Securities Fraud Subcommittee2008 - Present

    Legal Cases

    Case NameOutcome
    United States v. Richard SmithGuilty Verdict + Conviction Aff'd (CA9)

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    Publication NameTitleDate
    Dept. of State - OIGKeystone XL Pipeline Project Compliance Follow-Up Review2014
    American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section - eBookNavigating Multiple Government Investigations: Critical Issues and Guiding Principles2013
    FHFA - OIGDelay Implementing Advisory Bulletin No. 2012-022013
    FHFA-OIGFHFA’s Oversight of Fannie Mae’s 2013 Settlement with Bank of America2013
    FHFA-OIGEvaluation of the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s Oversight of Freddie Mac’s Repurchase Settlement with Bank of America2011
    American Bar AssociationWarning the Witness A Guide to Internal Investigations and the Attorney-Client Privilege2010
    National Law JournalDon’t Give Agencies Criminal Power2009
    Legal Times MagazineTo Market, To Market: Now the SEC and Other Securities Regulators Will Get Busy2009
    National Law JournalNew SEC Manual: A Welcome Addition2009
    The Corporate Governance AdvisorIs the Department of Justice's McNulty Memorandum a Cure-All?2007
    ABA Criminal Justice Section NewsletterThe McNulty Memorandum, Upjohn Warnings, and a Few Basics When Interviewing Company Employees2007
    WilmerHale Email AlertDepartment of Justice McNulty Memo Curtails Controversial Portions of Thompson Memo--Legislation Introduced in the Senate,2006
    Review of Securities & Commodities RegulationCompelled Waivers of the Attorney-Client Privilege2006
    Legal Times MagazineThe Risks of Getting Together: Improper cooperation between SEC and DOJ can get charges dismissed2006


    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
    Princeton UniversityN/AM.P.A1983
    University of PennsylvaniaN/AMA - Masters1978
    University of PennsylvaniaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1978

    Speaking Engagements

    Conference NameTitleDate
    White Collar Crime CommitteeIt’s 12 O’Clock. Do You Know Where Your Federal Investigators Are?2009
    National Securities Fraud InstituteSecurities Fraud and the Web2009
    National Institute on Internal InvestigationsProtecting the Attorney-Client Privilege2009
    New YorkConducting and Responding to Internal Investigations2007
    San FranciscoOptions Granting Investigations2006