Join us to hear from Steven Peikin about his three-year tenure at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division. Steven will discuss his work investigating and prosecuting violations of federal securities laws and talk about industry trends as the agency adapts to a virtual world.
You’ll also hear about how UJA’s Lawyers Division contributed to critical relief efforts in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
Steven Peikin served as co-director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement from June 2017 to August 2020.
Before serving at the commission, Mr. Peikin was managing partner of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s Criminal Defense and Investigations Group. His practice focused on white-collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement, and internal investigations.
From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Peikin served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York. He was chief of the office’s Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, where he supervised some of the nation’s highest profile prosecutions of accounting fraud, insider trading, market manipulation, and abuses in the foreign exchange market.
Mr. Peikin received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a law degree from Harvard Law School, both magna cum laude.
White Collar and Securities Enforcement Leadership
David M. Siegal, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Richard Tarlowe, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Michael A. Levy, Sidley Austin LLP
Jodi M. Peikin, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC