David M Stuart

David M Stuart

Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
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David M. Stuart is a partner in Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP’s Litigation Department. Mr. Stuart represents and advises public and private companies, executives and board members in their most sensitive and complex civil, criminal and internal investigations and related securities and derivative litigation. His matters regularly involve allegations of accounting fraud, foreign corruption, insider trading, market manipulation, money laundering, trade sanctions, illicit cyber activity and sexual harassment. He has also conducted comprehensive reviews of corporate compliance programs and advised organizations on implementation of best practices in regulatory compliance. He participates in the Firm’s efforts related to blockchain and financial technology (FinTech). From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Stuart served in the Division of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. While at the SEC, he supervised a team in the SEC’s Financial Fraud Task Force and regularly coordinated multinational investigations with the FBI, the DOJ, and multiple international regulators and law enforcement agencies. For this work, he twice received the Director’s Award for outstanding contribution to the enforcement of the federal securities laws. After leaving the SEC, Mr. Stuart served as Senior Counsel of Investigations and Regulatory Affairs for the General Electric Company before returning to Cravath.

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