Daily Archives: October 7, 2013, 11:59 pm

Enforcement 40 for 2013: Erich T. Schwartz

“Erich Schwartz approaches every client matter with a level of intensity and intellectual rigor that wins the trust and confidence of his institutional and individual clients.  Because of his distinguished service at the SEC, including as an Assistant Director, he has the benefit of knowing the government’s perspective when he works with the client to develop the best possible strategy.…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Cheryl J. Scarboro

“Cheryl Scarboro is the consummate SEC enforcement professional.  As the first-ever Chief of the SEC Enforcement Division’s FCPA Specialized Unit, Cheryl has more experience on FCPA matters than just about any practitioner around.  She is one of the few SEC enforcement lawyers who also spent time in the executive suite (she was counselor to Chairman Arthur Levitt) so she carries…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Russell G. Ryan

“Russ Ryan, a partner at King & Spalding, is a thought leader in the field of SEC enforcement.  A frequent contributor to the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal, Russ has positioned himself as one of the leading commentators in the private bar. Known for his witty personality, sharp mind, and knowledge of the inner workings at the SEC,…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Walter G. Ricciardi

“Walter Ricciardi has extensive experience defending a broad variety of investigations conducted by the SEC and other regulatory authorities. He has also conducted many internal investigations for public companies and directors, including investigations related to allegations of accounting and financial fraud and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Before joining Paul, Weiss, Walter was a senior in-house counsel at…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Therese D. Pritchard

“Terry Pritchard has been a leading SEC enforcement lawyer for over thirty years, and is now the leader of Bryan Cave’s White Collar, Securities Enforcement and Litigation group. Early in her career, in the 1980s, she worked in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement and was part of the team that took on Wall Street in the insider trading scandals of that…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Michael J. Missal

“Mike Missal leads the large securities enforcement and regulatory practice at K&L Gates. After serving in the SEC’s Enforcement Division, he joined the K&L team in 1987 and now represents major financial institutions and others in their dealings with securities enforcers.  In recent years Mike has also conducted over two dozen major internal investigations.  He also edited two editions of…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: William R. McLucas

“Bill McLucas is one of the most sought out and trusted advisors for the highest stakes legal matters. Bill has been expertly guiding clients through ‘bet the franchise’ regulatory issues for decades, balancing both legal and enterprise risks.  Equally as impressive is that Bill does it all with the highest integrity, and dedication to achieving the best results under challenging…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Colleen P. Mahoney

“After departing the SEC following 15 year career that included positions in the senior ranks of the Division of Enforcement, the General Counsel and in the Chairman’s Office, Colleen Mahoney has forged an outstanding career in private practice, representing Fortune 500 companies and Wall Street banks in some of the most significant matters before the agency.  She has a well…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Andrew J. Levander

“Trusted adviser to the nation’s CEOs to handle their most complex, bet-the-company situations, Andy Levander has served as a steady hand and perceptive and experienced counselor for over three decades.  His sage advice and dignified manner coupled with his vast trial know-how (he has tried over fifty cases) make him a formidable government adversary both respected and admired by SEC…

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Enforcement 40 for 2013: Carmen J. Lawrence

“Carmen Lawrence has outstanding judgment, efficiently handles projects from the most complex to the simplest, and brings good humor and great perspective to every project.  She cuts to the heart of every matter quickly while managing many moving parts at once. Carmen’s vast government experience complements her years of experience  with clients. She should be at the top of everyone’s…

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