Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the addition of partner Mark A. Egert to the firm’s New York office. Egert will draw upon 15 years of in-house counsel experience to spearhead the firm’s regulatory and compliance practice serving broker-dealers, banks, asset management firms, and a variety of alternative investment clients. Egert, who joins from his role as Managing Director & Chief Compliance Officer of Cowen Group, Inc., is also the former Vice President & Associate General Counsel of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and Executive Director & Chief Legal Officer for the Wholesale North America Region of ABN AMRO Bank, N.V.
Egert will be a partner in the firm’s Corporate and Financial Services groups, leading the firm’s financial institutions regulatory area, as well as a member of the firm’s White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement Group.
“Mark brings incredible in-house counsel and industry experience to Crowell & Moring’s financial services clients, who are faced with complex regulatory, trading and market issues. They’re looking for a problem solver, for the kind of practical advisor who can tell them what’s coming next and how best to manage it. They get that at the highest level with Mark,” said James R. Stuart, chair of Crowell & Moring’s Corporate Group.