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Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Investment Fraud: 34%
  2. Government: 33%
  3. Corporate: 33%

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Steptoe & Johnson, LLP

1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20036

1330 Connecticut Avenue Nw
Washington, DC, 20036-1704



DCActive 199407/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSteptoe & Johnson2008 - Present
PartnerRopes & Gray2002 - 2008
AssociateDebevoise & Plimpton1996 - 2002
Staff Attorney and Senior Counsel, Division of EnforcementSecurities and Exchange Commission1992 - 1996
Analyst and AssociateMorgan Stanley & Co.1987 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Corporate, Banking, and Business Law SectionChair, Ethics and Investigations Subcommittee2008 - Present
Georgetown University Law CenterAdjunct Professor1999 - Present
US-India Business CouncilMember, Financial Services CommitteeN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
SecuritiesDocketThe Longer Arm of the Law in New York2011
New York Law JournalThe Nuances of Securities Reform2009
Securities DocketThe Rise and Rise of the NYAG2009
Directors & BoardsDeputizing Directors: The Last Act?2001
Directors & BoardsA Workable Audit Committee Charter2000
Directors & BoardsDeputizing Directors2000
Administrative Law ReviewSEC Enforcement Proceedings: Strategic Considerations for When the Agency Comes Calling1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Columbia College (Columbia, SC)N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spring meetingCorporate Governance: Inside the Boardroom2014
65th Annual Oil & Gas Law ConferenceLitigation and Enforcement Trends in the Oil and Gas Industry2014
Securities Enforcement Forum 2013Financial Reporting and Accounting Fraud2013
GAIM 2013Hedge Fund Governance2013
ABA Annual MeetingSurviving the Storm: Governance, Ethics and Disclosure Issues in a Crisis2013
Securities Enforcement Forum 2012SEC and Internal Investigations regarding Hedge Funds, Asset Managers and Other Investment Entities2012
ABA Spring MeetingInternal Investigations from a Governance, Regulatory and Enforcement Persepctive2012
ABA Annual MeetingShareholder Relations and Disclosure Issues During a Corporate Crisis2012
ABA Annual MeetingGoverance Litigation and Internal Investigations2011
ABA Annual MeetingManaging and Resolving Shareholder Derivative Litigation in the Modern Era2010
US-India Business Council/FWA event "The Indian Opportunity"Corporate Governance and Board Oversight2009
Securities Docket WebcastHedge Funds: A Brave New World of Regulation and Enforcement2009
ABA WebcastCitigroup and Countrywide: Their expected effects in the Boardroom and the Courtroom2009
ABA Annual MeetingInternal Investigations and Board Committee Reviews: Dealing with Difficult Matters in Difficult Times2009
Stanford Directors CollegeInternal Investigations2007
ICI Annual MeetingRegulatory Challenges Facing the Investment Management Community2007
EEI Annual SEC Enforcement ConferenceConference Co-Chair, Speaker on Corporate Governance and Moderator of SEC Enforcement Panel2007
PLI/EEI Advanced SEC Reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance ConferenceSarbanes-Oxley Certification Requirements2006
PLI/EEI Advanced SEC Reporting and Compliance ConferenceSarbanes-Oxley Certification Requirements2005
BIO CEO and Investor ConferenceThe Growing Scrutiny of Market Disclosures of FDA Developments2004
U.S. Department of JusticeAdvanced Mail Fraud2003
U.S. Department of JusticeCorporate and Securities Fraud2003
PLISecurities Enforcement and Disclosure2003
Bay Area General Counsels LuncheonDealing with Internal Investigations2003
ACCAU.S. Securities Law Developments2000