David B. Anders joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in 2006 and became partner in 2008. His practice focuses on the representation of Fortune 500 and other companies in connection with the defense of regulatory, white-collar criminal and complex civil litigation matters. He also regularly advises clients in connection with internal investigations and corporate governance and compliance reviews. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Anders served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of York (1998-2005). During his time at the United States Attorney’s Office, he investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of securities, commodities, and other investment fraud schemes, money laundering, immigration, racketeering, and associated violent crime. He tried 13 felony cases to verdict, and briefed and argued numerous appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He was involved in several significant prosecutions during that time, including the investigation and prosecution of the fraud at WorldCom. He served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Denny Chin, United States District Judge, Southern District of New York (1995-96). Mr. Anders is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Fordham University School of Law.