Eugene I. Goldman Esq.

McDermott Will & Emery
Goldman, Eugene I.

Eugene I. Goldman is a Partner in the Washington, D.C., office of McDermott Will & Emery LLP. He is a senior member of the firm’s White-Collar and Securities Defense practice group. Mr. Goldman represents domestic and international clients before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in financial fraud, auditor misconduct, false disclosure, insider trading and other securities enforcement proceedings. Mr. Goldman also represents audit committees in internal investigations, and clients in shareholder litigation, cross-border FCPA investigations, and FINRA and PCAOB proceedings. He is a member of the Capital Markets Litigation Advisory Committee of the National Chamber Litigation Center.

Mr. Goldman previously served as senior counsel in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement in Washington, D.C. He directed prosecutions in a wide variety of areas, including insider trading, undisclosed self-dealing, the sale of unregistered securities, undisclosed underwriters compensation and questionable foreign payments. The U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia cited Mr. Goldman's “particularly valuable assistance . . . in the most significant insider trading case yet ever referred to the U.S. Department of Justice from the Securities and Exchange Commission.”

Among other representations, Mr. Goldman has acted on behalf of CFOs, controllers and other company executives in revenue recognition, "cookie jar reserve," undisclosed perks and other investigations; a major industrial company in a public earnings statement investigation; auditing firms in financial fraud and foreign payments investigations and class action litigation; a mutual fund president and portfolio manager in an Investment Company Act investigation; a major brokerage firm in an Investment Advisers Act investigation; a hedge fund director in a “PIPES” investigation, and the vice president of an entertainment company and a named partner of a New York law firm in insider trading investigations.

Mr. Goldman received his B.A. from American University and his J.D. from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.

He is the author of Bloomberg BNA Securities Practice Portfolio Series No. 287, The PCAOB Mission: Improving Audit Quality via Enforcement, Standards & Inspections.