McDermott Brings SEC Officials On Board

Law360, New York (January 20, 2010, 7:55 PM EST) -- McDermott Will & Emery LLP has lured two U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission enforcement officials to reinforce the firm’s controversies business unit and expand its SEC defense practice.

Fredric D. Firestone, associate director of the SEC enforcement division, and Michael A. Ungar, branch chief of the division, have agreed to join the firm’s Washington office as partners next month, and Firestone will take charge of McDermott’s SEC defense team.

Padded with more than 12 years of experience at the SEC, Firestone spearheaded investigations in the wake...
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