Marc P. Berger is the Deputy Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. Previously, he served as Regional Director of the New York Office following his appointment in December 2017.
Before joining the SEC, Mr. Berger was a litigation partner at the law firm of Ropes & Gray LLP, and the Global Co-Head of that firm’s Securities and Enforcement Practice.
From 2002 to 2014, Mr. Berger served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, including serving as Chief of that office’s Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force. In that role, he supervised the investigation and prosecution of some of the nation’s highest profile financial and investment fraud cases, including the largest crackdown on hedge fund insider trading in U.S. history. As a prosecutor, Mr. Berger also personally investigated and tried a wide variety of cases, including those involving securities and commodities fraud.
Mr. Berger received his bachelor’s degree with distinction from Cornell University in 1996 and earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1999. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard M. Berman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.