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James M. McDonald

James M. McDonald

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


James McDonald joined the CFTC from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and most recently in the Public Corruption Unit. While at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. McDonald prosecuted a wide variety of cases, including offenses involving public corruption, various forms of financial fraud, money laundering, racketeering, and murder. Earlier in his career, Mr. McDonald served as a law clerk to the Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, and before that, as a law clerk to the Honorable Jeffrey S. Sutton, Jr., on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. A graduate of Harvard College and University of Virginia School of Law, Mr. McDonald previously served in the Office of White House Counsel, as a Deputy Associate Counsel, and he worked at the law firm of Williams & Connolly LLP. Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mr. McDonald has also served as a visiting professor at the University of Tulsa College of Law, where he taught Constitutional Law, Federal Courts, Foreign Relations Law, and Supreme Court Decision-making.

James M. McDonald is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Enforcement Priorities, Monday, May 14, 2018
Review of Significant White Collar Cases and Recent Developments - White Collar Crime 2018: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Government Enforcement Priorities: No Change, Sea Change, or Somewhere in the Middle? - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Monday, November 12, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Enforcement Priorities - Enforcement Priorities, Monday, May 14, 2018
Review of Significant White Collar Cases and Recent Developments - Review of Significant White Collar Cases and Recent Developments, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Government Enforcement Priorities: No Change, Sea Change, or Somewhere in the Middle? - Government Enforcement Priorities: No Change, Sea Change, or Somewhere in the Middle?, Monday, November 12, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Enforcement Priorities - Enforcement Priorities, Monday, May 14, 2018
Review of Significant White Collar Cases and Recent Developments - Review of Significant White Collar Cases and Recent Developments, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Government Enforcement Priorities: No Change, Sea Change, or Somewhere in the Middle? - Government Enforcement Priorities: No Change, Sea Change, or Somewhere in the Middle?, Monday, November 12, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Enforcement 2018: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, New York, NY
White Collar Crime 2018: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Wednesday, October 10, 2018, New York, NY
50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Friday, November 16, 2018, New York, NY
Transcripts  Transcripts Review of Significant White Collar Cases and Recent Developments - Review of Significant White Collar Cases and Recent Developments, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Government Enforcement Priorities: No Change, Sea Change, or Somewhere in the Middle? - Government Enforcement Priorities: No Change, Sea Change, or Somewhere in the Middle?, Monday, November 12, 2018
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