Prior to co-founding the firm, Mr. Klein served for a combined thirteen years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and as counsel with the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a member of the SDNY Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force for more than six years he led the government’s high-profile Galleon investigation which resulted in the convictions of dozens of individuals in one of the largest insider trading cases in history. Earlier, from 1993 to 1997, Mr. Klein was an associate with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.
Press and Recognition:
Mr. Klein has been profiled in The New York Times©, The Wall Street Journal©, and Bloomberg©, among other publications. His role in certain matters has been chronicled in American Greed© (television series), The Billionaire’s Apprentice, The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund© (book), and Black Edge: Inside Information Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street© (book). Mr. Klein has also been recognized as a leading practitioner in publications including Who’s Who Legal Business Crime Defence© and Benchmark Litigation©.
Professional Associations and Activities:
Mr. Klein serves on the White Collar Crime Committee of the Association of the City Bar of New York, the New York State Bar Association White Collar Crime Committee, and the Program Committee of the Federal Bar Council, and is a member of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers. Mr. Klein formerly served as a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Southern District of New York, representing indigent defendants in a broad array of federal criminal proceedings.
Mr. Klein has also served as a panelist in CLE courses sponsored by SIFMA, the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center, the Directors’ Roundtable, has lectured at Columbia Business School, and is a featured faculty member on Lawline.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Harvard Law School (1993, cum laude)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1990, High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa),