Marc A. Weinstein is co-chair of the White Collar & Regulatory Defense group and a partner in the Securities Fraud Litigation and Professional Liability groups.
Marc represents corporate and individual clients at all stages of proceedings with federal and state law enforcement authorities and numerous regulatory agencies including the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
Marc has extensive trial and appellate experience, including a recent acquittal on behalf of a pro bono client in New York State Supreme Court, and has litigated numerous asset forfeiture matters.
Marc has negotiated corporate deferred prosecution and plea agreements with the Department of Justice. Marc was recently ranked by Chambers USA 2017 as a leading lawyer in White Collar Crime & Government Investigations for the sixth straight year.
Marc honed his trial skills while serving as an assistant United States attorney in the Southern District of New York for more than eight years, during which he was the chief of the Major Crimes Unit, a member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, a founding member of the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Crimes Unit, and a member of the Asset Forfeiture Unit.
In his role as chief of the Major Crimes Unit, Marc supervised the prosecution of complex white-collar offenses, including investment fraud, violations of the FCPA, health care fraud, computer crimes, and tax and money laundering offenses.
- Member, Federal Criminal Practice Committee, Federal Bar Council
- Member, board of directors of the Fund for Modern Courts
- University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1993
- Duke University, B.A., 1990, cum laude
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