Former SEC General Counsel David M. Becker Rejoins Cleary Gottlieb

David M. Becker, the former top lawyer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, is returning to his prior job as Partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP according to an announcement by the firm on May 9, 2011.  See “Mark Cahn Named SEC General Counsel,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 4, No. 5 (Feb. 10, 2011); “Certain Madoff Investors May Find Themselves in an Unusual Dual Role – As Potential Lawsuit Plaintiffs or SIPA Claimants, but also as Potential Clawback Defendants,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 2, No. 9 (Mar. 4, 2009).

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