Enforcement 40 for 2013: John J. Carney

John Carney deservedly enjoys the reputation of being the preferred choice for clients facing SEC enforcement investigations which involve complex accounting, insider trading, or FCPA issues. His background as a CPA and former auditor, as well as his experience  as a Senior Counsel for the SEC’s Enforcement Division and the Chief of the Securities Fraud Unit at the New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s Office, provide him with a unique skill set to expertly handle the defense of the most challenging of SEC enforcement investigations and litigations. He is a seasoned courtroom advocate that can fight the government where necessary, but enjoys the respect and credibility of government decision makers that enables him to achieve successful outcomes for clients without resorting to litigation. He is a steady hand in advising Boards, Audit Committees and executives.”