New York AG's lawyer crosses to Goldman Sachs

December 8, 2010 Goldman Sachs has boosted its litigation and regulatory proceedings capability with the hire of David Markowitz of the New York Attorney General’s office. Markowitz leaves the Attorney General’s office - where he presided over some of the most high-profile cases against financial firms - to work as an associate general counsel at one of the most maligned on Wall Street in recent years.

Mr. Markowitz graduated from law school at New York University and was a litigation associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in Manhattan for four years before joining the New York office of the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2000. After eight years there, he was recruited to join the New York Attorney General’s office in 2008.

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