FacultyFaculty/Author Profile
Aitan D. Goelman

Aitan D. Goelman

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Director, Division of Enforcement
Washington, DC, USA


Aitan Goelman became the Director of the Division of Enforcement in the CFTC in June 2014.  After graduating from Yale Law School in 1993, Mr. Goelman spent a year clerking for Justice Aharon Barak on the Supreme Court of Israel before beginning his career in the DOJ Attorney General’s Honors Program.  As an Honor Graduate, Mr. Goelman was initially a trial lawyer in the Terrorism and Violent Crime Section in the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division.  After the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995, Mr. Goelman was appointed Special Attorney to the U.S. Attorney General on the OKBomb Task Force and served as a trial lawyer in the federal trials of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols, for which he was awarded the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service.  From 1998 until 2003, Mr. Goelman was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he investigated and prosecuted various federal crimes, including RICO, conspiracy, and wire, mail, bank and securities fraud.  From 2003 until 2014, Mr. Goelman was a litigation partner at Zuckerman Spaeder in Washington, DC, where his practice focused on white-collar crime and complex commercial litigation.  He is an adjunct law professor at George Washington University, where he teaches a course on the role of the federal prosecutor.  In his 20 years practicing law, Mr. Goelman has tried more than 50 cases to verdict.
Aitan D. Goelman is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Current Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement Priorities –The Enforcers’ Perspective - Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2016, Friday, December 02, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Current Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement Priorities –The Enforcers’ Perspective - Current Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement Priorities –The Enforcers’ Perspective, Friday, December 02, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Current Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement Priorities –The Enforcers’ Perspective - Current Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement Priorities –The Enforcers’ Perspective, Friday, December 02, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2016, Monday, December 12, 2016, New York, NY
Share
Email

  • FOLLOW PLI:
  • twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • GooglePlus
  • RSS

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2017 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

© 2017 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.