Caitlyn M. Campbell

Professional Biography

Caitlyn M. Campbell, a former US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Attorney, focuses her practice on representing clients in SEC investigations, securities class action and derivative litigation, and compliance matters. Caitlyn has extensive experience in matters involving potential violations of the federal securities laws, including accounting issues, various issues in the investment management industry, insider trading, anti-corruption and FCPA compliance, and whistleblower claims.

Prior to joining McDermott, Caitlyn spent eight years at the SEC, including as Senior Counsel to the Directors of Enforcement, assisting with the management of the Commission’s largest division, and as a member of the division’s COVID-19 Steering Committee. At the SEC, Caitlyn led all aspects of investigations involving accounting fraud, complex insider trading schemes, market abuse, market manipulation, misappropriation of investor funds, investment adviser fraud and the Immigrant Investor Program. In addition to her investigative work, Caitlyn co-chaired the committee tasked with proactively detecting accounting and disclosure fraud in the New England region and served as the liaison to the national Financial Reporting and Audit Group.

Caitlyn has conducted numerous internal investigations, including investigations for major public companies, their boards of directors and board committees.  Further, she has represented Boards, senior management teams, hedge funds and private equity firms in connection with matters before enforcement and regulatory agencies including the SEC, US Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). She has also represented numerous corporations, as well as directors and officers, in securities class action and shareholder derivative litigation.

Caitlyn regularly speaks on topics relating to criminal and regulatory enforcement, as well as accounting fraud.

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