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Lev L. Dassin

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

New York, NY, USA


Lev L. Dassin is a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement matters, and internal investigations. Before joining Cleary, Mr. Dassin was the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. In that position, he oversaw a number of high profile matters, including the prosecutions of Bernard Madoff and Marc Dreier, as well as the representation of the United States’ interest in the Chrysler and General Motors bankruptcy proceedings.  Mr. Dassin previously served as Deputy United States Attorney and the Chief of the Criminal Division for the Southern District of New York.  Earlier, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in that office, Mr. Dassin prosecuted a wide array of cases and was a lead prosecutor in the investigation and prosecution of Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 terrorist bombing of the World Trade Center.  Mr. Dassin is an adjunct faculty member of Columbia Law School.  He graduated from New York University School of Law and clerked for the Honorable David N. Edelstein, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Lev L. Dassin is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Regulatory Overview: State Securities Regulators Examinations, Enforcement & Selected Topics - Enforcement 2016: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Friday, April 29, 2016
FINRA 2016 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter - Enforcement 2016: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Friday, April 29, 2016
Directors Forum 2016 Keynote Address, Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement (January 25, 2016) - Enforcement 2016: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Friday, April 29, 2016
NASAA Enforcement Report, 2015 Report on 2014 Data (September 2015) - Enforcement 2016: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Friday, April 29, 2016
Cleary Gottlieb, Alert Memorandum, U.S. Continues Incremental Easing of Cuban Sanctions (January 28, 2016) - Enforcement 2016: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Friday, April 29, 2016
Cleary Gottlieb, Alert Memorandum, Selected Issues for Boards of Directors in 2016 (January 26, 2016) - Enforcement 2016: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Friday, April 29, 2016
Web Segment  Web Segment Special Concerns for Regulated Entities - Enforcement 2016: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Monday, May 02, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Special Concerns for Regulated Entities - Special Concerns for Regulated Entities, Monday, May 02, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Special Concerns for Regulated Entities - Special Concerns for Regulated Entities, Monday, May 02, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Enforcement 2016: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Tuesday, May 03, 2016, New York, NY
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