Practice Areas:
Defense of White-Collar Criminal and Regulatory Investigations

David Gourevitch represents securities industry professionals and business executives in regulatory and white-collar criminal investigations. He has experience in defending financial and accounting fraud, stock manipulation, insider trading, broker-dealer regulation, investment manager and advisor regulation, public corruption, money laundering, tax fraud and international investigations.

He regularly appears before the Securities and Exchange Commission, National Association of Securities Dealers, New York Stock Exchange, Commodities Futures Trading Commission, Federal Reserve Board, Comptroller of the Currency, New York Attorney General, various divisions of the U.S. Department of Justice and state prosecutors offices.

Representative cases include:

Mutual Fund Investigations

  • Represented multiple brokers in investigation of late-day trading and market timing.

Financial and Accounting Fraud

  • Represented a businessman in investigations by Manhattan District Attorney's Office, Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Attorney's Office arising out of alleged financial fraud at Parmalat.
  • Represented the executive vice president of an Internet company in a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of $10 million in alleged accounting improprieties.
  • Represented an executive vice president in a criminal prosecution and SEC civil proceeding arising out of alleged financial fraud at Just for Feet.
  • Conducted SEC investigation and civil proceeding arising out of financial fraud at a healthcare company.
  • Conducted SEC investigation and civil proceeding in connection with a New York Stock Exchange-listed company's failure to disclose related party transactions.

Broker-Dealer Regulation

  • Represented the president of a broker-dealer in a criminal investigation of alleged private placement fraud.
  • Represented a stock broker in an insider trading prosecution.
  • Conducted grand jury investigation of stockbrokers, branch managers and others connected with the brokerage firm Myers Pollack Robbins for broker-dealer fraud, stock manipulation and bribery.
  • Conducted criminal prosecution of CEO, compliance officer and senior brokers of A.R. Baron & Co.

Stock Manipulation

  • Represented president of publicly traded company in criminal prosecution for participation in stock manipulation.

Insider Trading

  • Represented trader in Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of alleged insider trading in connection with corporate acquisition.
  • Conducted criminal investigation of brokerage firm compliance officer at large brokerage firm for selling "inside" information and of traders.

International Investigations

  • Represented officers of major bank in internal investigation and parallel criminal investigation.
  • Represented broker in internal investigation by

Public Corruption

  • Represented contractor in criminal investigation and prosecution, with related civil settlement, involving bribery of MTA officials.

Tax Fraud

  • Represented taxpayer in criminal investigation of allegedly abusive tax shelters


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