Charles Clark Joins Kirkland & Ellis from Capital One Financial

Charles J. Clark, most recently chief counsel of litigation at Capital One Financial Corp., and a former Assistant Director in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, has joined Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the firm’s Washington office. The firm announced that Clark will join its white collar defense and securities enforcement practice.

Clark served as Assistant Director with the SEC from 2001 to 2004, where he led the SEC’s investigation into Enron Corp. and coordinated the SEC’s investigation with the DOJ’s Enron Task Force.

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