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Glen G. McGorty is a member of the White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement Group and the Financial Services Practice, managing partner of Crowell & Moring's New York office. He is also a member of the firm's Management Board and Executive Committee. Glen is an experienced trial lawyer who served almost 15 years as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, D.C.

Glen represents corporate entities and individuals in federal and state criminal and regulatory matters, and in investigations conducted by grand juries, congressional committees, independent and special counsel, and domestic and international law enforcement and regulatory agencies including the DOJ, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), and various State Attorneys General. Glen has also led internal investigations for many corporate clients including multiple international financial institutions, major defense contractors, a global technology company, a global communications company, an international energy company, and a Fortune 100 multinational engineering conglomerate. Glen has also served as a Court-appointed federal monitor, serving since 2014 as the Independent Monitor of the New York City District Council of Carpenters and related Taft-Hartley benefit funds. In 2021, he served as part of the monitor team, overseeing the United Autoworkers' union-wide referendum election.

Glen has been recognized as a leader in the white collar and regulatory enforcement bar by Chambers USA since 2016. Glen is also Chambers ranked in white collar & government investigations where comments about him note, "Glen is a wonderful lawyer and a natural leader who inspires confidence.” As Chambers describes: "not only does [Glen] deliver at a high level, but he also has an excellent bedside manner with clients," he is "in his own category in terms of knowing how to deal with clients, opposing counsel and judges," and he is "very polished, very good on his feet and well respected." Glen has also been named a top-rated white collar criminal attorney by Super Lawyers magazine for the Metro New York area since 2017. In 2019, Glen was recognized as a Distinguished Leader by the New York Law Journal, and City & State New York named Glen to its 2020 and 2021 Law Power 100 List of New York’s “100 most politically powerful lawyers.”

On February 22, 2023, United States Attorneys for the Southern and Eastern District of New York announced a new, nationwide United States Attorneys’ Offices Voluntary Self-Disclosure (“VSD”) Policy. The policy applies to all United States Attorney’s Offices and is effective immediately. The implementation of the policy follows Deputy Attorney General Monaco’s September 15, 2022 memorandum instructing each component of the Department of Justice that prosecutes corporate crime to review, or draft and publicly share its policies on corporate voluntary self-disclosure and Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite, Jr’s remarks on revisions to the Criminal Division’s Corporate Enforcement Policy. The VSD policy incentivizes companies to voluntarily disclose misconduct and offers significant benefits for timely disclosure. Continue Reading New Voluntary Self-Disclosure Policy for All United States Attorney’s Offices