SIGTARP’s Michael Rivera Joins Venable in Washington, D.C.

Michael J. Rivera has joined Venable LLP as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office. The firm announced last week that Rivera has joined its SEC and White Collar Defense Group.

Rivera joins Venable from the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP), where he was Chief Investigative Counsel. At SIGTARP, Rivera managed more than 150 investigations conducted by SIGTARP’s Investigations Division, and served as SIGTARP’s representative to President Obama’s Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force and its bank, mortgage and securities working groups.