Harvey L. Pitt is the CEO of the global business consulting firm, Kalorama Partners, LLC, and its law firm affiliate, Kalorama Legal Services, PLLC. Prior to founding the two Kalorama firms, Mr. Pitt served as the twenty-sixth Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, from 2001 to 2003.
Prior to becoming the SEC’s Chairman, Mr. Pitt was a senior corporate partner at the international law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. Former Chairman Pitt also served previously with the SEC, from 1968 until 1978, including three years as General Counsel (1975-78). Former Chairman Pitt received a J.D. degree from St. John's University School of Law (1968), and his B.A. from the City University of New York (Brooklyn College) (1965). He was awarded an honorary LL.D. by St. John's University (2002), and was given the Brooklyn College President’s Medal of Distinction (2003).
Mr. Pitt is currently a Director and Audit Committee member of GWU Medical Faculty Associates, Inc., a §501(c)(3) corporation. He is a member of the Global Advisory Forum of the CQS Hedge Fund, and a member of the Regulatory and Compliance Advisory Council of Millennium Management LLC. He also serves on the Board of Directors to the offshore funds of Paulson & Co. and its affiliates. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Premier Alliance Group, Inc., and a member of its Audit Committee. He also serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the U.S. Dream Academy, Inc., a §501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.