Andrew J. Geist

Andy Geist is a partner in O’Melveny & Myers LLP’s New York office and a member of the White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations Practice. He focuses on securities-related enforcement matters, internal investigations, and compliance matters.

Andy has successfully represented New York Stock Exchange listed companies, leading financial services firms, and individuals in investigations and litigations concerning a wide range of matters, including financial reporting, insider trading, and sales practices.

Prior to joining O’Melveny in 2000, Andy was Senior Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in the SEC’s Northeast Regional Office. In more than 12 years of service with the SEC, Andy led enforcement actions in areas such as financial fraud, insider trading, manipulation, fraudulent offerings, “Ponzi” schemes, improper broker-dealer sales practices, municipal securities fraud, net capital violations, margin lending violations, failures to supervise reasonably, and improper professional conduct by lawyers and accountants.

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Areas of Practice 1) White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations, 2) Securities Enforcement, 3) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, 4) Derivatives and Structured Products, 5) Litigation and 6) Regulatory and Government Affairs
Law School Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1987
Education University of Virginia, B.A., 1984
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm O Melveny & Myers LLP
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