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David Gourevitch represents individuals and corporations in regulatory and criminal investigations and trials, as well as in arbitrations and complex civil litigation. Before entering private practice, he served in the Securities and Exchange Commission's Enforcement Division and in the New York District Attorney's Investigations Division.

Mr. Gourevitch has experience both defending and prosecuting a broad range of securities frauds and white-collar crimes, including financial/accounting fraud, stock manipulation, broker-dealer fraud, sales practice abuses, insider trading, tax fraud, bank fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. As a prosecutor and SEC enforcement lawyer for over nine years, he brought major domestic and international securities and bank fraud cases. He has served as lead counsel in multiple jury trials and has experience in parallel proceedings with the SEC, CFTC, NASD, NYSE, New York Investor Protection Bureau and Comptroller of the Currency.

His recent matters include representation of executives of failed public companies in SEC investigations into accounting fraud, a businessman in an SEC insider trading investigation, stock brokers in multiple NASD and SEC investigations, a broker-dealer in regulatory inquiries, a contractor in a state criminal investigation, and brokerage firm executives in several federal criminal prosecutions.

As an adjunct professor, Mr. Gourevitch recently taught a class on complex securities investigations at Georgetown University Law Center. He also taught a seminar on criminal and regulatory enforcement of the securities laws at Brooklyn Law School. He is the former chairman of the New York County Law Association's Securities Enforcement Subcommittee.

He frequently speaks to professional groups, including the American Bar Association, the American Conference Institute and the New York County Lawyers' Association, on recent developments in securities enforcement. He is a featured legal commentator on CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg Radio and is frequently quoted in Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA Today and the Financial Times.

Mr. Gourevitch received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was executive editor of the Georgetown Law Review. He graduated Order of the Coif and magna cum laude and clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Harold H. Greene. He is admitted to practice in New York and Washington, D.C., and the bars of the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and District of Columbia, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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