Michael Rivera Joins SIGTARP as Deputy Chief Investigative Counsel

Michael Rivera has joined the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) as Deputy Chief Investigative Counsel.

Rivera joins SIGTARP after practicing the past 17 years at the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, where he was a partner in the firm’s Securities Enforcement and Regulation group. Rivera also previously served as a Staff Attorney in the SEC’s Enforcement Division in Washington, D.C.

At SIGTARP, Rivera will lead criminal and civil investigations aimed at detecting and prosecuting fraud and abuse relating to the Troubled Asset Relief Program.