Eugene I. Goldman - SEC Enforcement Defense Lawyer - McDermott Will & Emery


Eugene I. Goldman represents domestic and international clients before the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in financial fraud, auditor misconduct, false disclosure, insider trading and other securities proceedings. He also represents audit committees in internal investigations as well as clients in shareholder litigation, cross-border Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) proceedings. Eugene also advises registered broker-dealers and investment advisers on compliance and related regulatory issues. He is a senior member of the Firm’s White-Collar and Securities Defense Practice Group.

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  • Represented auditing firm in impairment of assets investigation
  • Guided registered investment advisers through SEC examinations
  • Acted on behalf of CFOs, controllers and other company executives in revenue recognition, “cookie jar reserve,” undisclosed perks and other investigations
  • Acted on behalf of a major industrial company in a public earnings statement investigation
  • Represented auditing firms in financial fraud and foreign payments investigations and class action litigation

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  • The Best Lawyers in America 2021 to 2024, Commerical Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Benchmark Litigation 2009, Star


Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, JD, (law review), 1977
American University, BA, with honors, 1973

District of Columbia