Having practiced in securities regulation, litigation, and enforcement for more than 30 years, Marc Powers has developed a deep understanding of the legal, business, and regulatory environments surrounding his clients. He is regularly engaged in high profile matters, including complex securities litigation and arbitration, with his practice expanding to cover bankruptcy litigations, as well. His combination of experience and knowledge has provided Marc with the well-earned confidence to aggressively, yet deliberately, act on behalf of his diverse client base. In the hedge fund industry, Marc possesses the flexibility to address each client concern and circumstance individually, providing proactive support throughout all aspects of fund operation, from inception to regulatory compliance to unavoidable litigations.
Marc has led the national Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement practice team since 2004 and leads the national Hedge Fund Industry group. He is regularly invited to speak at premier conferences for the securities industry and frequently appears in the media commenting on the SEC and insider trading cases. Most recently, Marc spoke at the November 2013 Managed Funds Association (MFA) Compliance Conference on a panel entitled, "View from the Top on Hedge Fund Law Enforcement Issues." Marc appeared on Bloomberg Television’s "Money Moves" in August of 2013, where he discussed the coordinated effort between the United States Attorney and the SEC to crack down on insider trading, as well as the "failure to supervise" charges against SAC Capital's head, Steven Cohen. Earlier in 2013, Marc presented at the May SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference on a panel entitled, "JOBS Act: What Does it Mean for Your Firm?"