Ex-BigLaw Atty, SEC Reach Deal In Securities Fraud Suit

Law360 (July 19, 2021, 6:54 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in New York has dismissed a civil lawsuit brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission against an ex-BigLaw attorney-turned-hedge fund pro who was recently sentenced to six months in prison for bankruptcy fraud, in light of a settlement agreement between the parties.

In a brief order issued Friday, U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni dismissed with prejudice the lawsuit against Daniel Kamensky, the former head of his own firm, Marble Ridge Capital LP. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

Before launching Marble Ridge, Kamensky worked for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Lehman Brothers and Paulson &...

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