William Edwards has over a decade of experience providing advice and counsel on governance, compliance, risk and crisis management issues. William advises institutions and their constituents regarding reviews of policies and procedures, implementation of enhanced controls and stabilization strategies. William is active in Goldin's fiduciary practice. For instance, he oversaw Goldin's monitorship of Ocwen Financial and is currently serving as a leader of Goldin's team providing financial advisory services to the SEC-appointed Receiver of the Platinum Partners funds.
Immediately prior to joining Goldin, William served as a Senior Attorney in the Market Abuse Unit of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement Division. While at the SEC, he worked on numerous investigations involving fund activities, including investigations focused on potential trading improprieties at some of the largest and most high-profile hedge funds and private equity firms. William also led investigations relating to, among other things, market manipulation, conflicts-of-interest, misuse of investor funds and improper asset/portfolio valuations. Several of these investigations were conducted in parallel with other government agencies, including the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Prior to joining the SEC, William practiced law at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where he represented corporations and individuals in regulatory enforcement proceedings, white collar criminal matters and complex securities litigation.
J.D., Harvard Law School (Notes Chair of the Harvard Law Review; winning team member of the 92nd Annual Ames Moot Court Competition)
A.B., Harvard College (Phi Beta Kappa, Thomas T. Hoopes Prize)
- GA Update, 07.21.2017