Peter I. Altman
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Peter I. Altman’s practice focuses on representing investment management firms, private and public companies, and individuals in white collar and other government enforcement and regulatory matters, internal investigations and complex commercial litigation. He also advises clients on a broad range of regulatory compliance and corporate governance issues. Mr. Altman has extensive experience with matters involving federal securities and commodities laws. Mr. Altman previously served as senior counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Division of Enforcement, where he led the agency’s enforcement efforts as lead counsel in several investigations, including those designated with national-priority status. During his tenure at the SEC, Mr. Altman litigated a case in the SEC’s administrative forum. Mr. Altman was also a member of the Division of Enforcement’s selective national Market Abuse Unit, which investigates market structure and manipulation, dark pools and complex insider trading schemes.