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Andrew J. Ceresney

Andrew J. Ceresney

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

New York, NY, USA


Mr. Ceresney is the Director of the SEC’s Enforcement Division, which has more than 1,300 people throughout the country focused on enforcing the federal securities law.  He joined the SEC in April 2013.

Prior to joining the SEC, Mr. Ceresney served as a partner in the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where he was co-chair of the White Collar Group and focused on representing entities and individuals in white collar criminal and SEC investigations, complex civil litigation and internal corporate investigations.

Prior to joining Debevoise, Mr. Ceresney served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he was a Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney and a member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force and the Major Crimes Unit.  As a prosecutor, Mr. Ceresney handled numerous white collar criminal investigations, trial and appeals, including matters relating to securities fraud, mail and wire fraud, and money laundering.

Mr. Ceresney served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dennis Jacobs, Chief Judge of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1997 to 1998.  He served as law clerk to the Honorable Michael Mukasey, formerly Chief Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, from 1996 to 1997.

Mr. Ceresney is a graduate of Columbia College and Yale Law School.

Andrew J. Ceresney is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations: Privilege Issues in Structuring an Investigation and Interviewing Witnesses - Ethics in Context: August 2016, Thursday, August 04, 2016
The Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations: Privilege Issues in Structuring an Investigation and Interviewing Witnesses - Bridge-the-Gap: Professional Practice for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2016, Friday, August 05, 2016
Web Segment  Web Segment Government Enforcement Priorities: What’s on the Agenda Now, and in 2017? - Securities Regulation Institute (48th Annual), Sunday, November 06, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Government Enforcement Priorities: What’s on the Agenda Now, and in 2017? - Government Enforcement Priorities: What’s on the Agenda Now, and in 2017?, Sunday, November 06, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Government Enforcement Priorities: What’s on the Agenda Now, and in 2017? - Government Enforcement Priorities: What’s on the Agenda Now, and in 2017?, Sunday, November 06, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Securities Regulation Institute (48th Annual), Wednesday, November 09, 2016, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 08, 2017, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 08, 2017, New York, NY
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