Howard Fischer is a Partner at Moses & Singer in New York in the white collar enforcement and investigations and litigation groups, where he represents targets of governmental investigations and prosecutions. Previously, he served as a Senior Trial Counsel in the New York Regional Office of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, where he prosecuted multiple post-financial crisis cases (including of two people featured in the film “The Big Short”), the infamous London Whale case, and what is likely the dumbest insider trader in U.S. financial history.
He has written and lectured extensively on issues relating to financial services litigation, arbitration and government investigations and enforcement. He has spoken before national and international bar associations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Additionally, he maintains close relationships with a wide range of federal and state law enforcement and regulatory authorities, including the Securities & Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice.