Tami Stark (Speaker)
Tami Stark’s practice focuses on representing companies and individuals facing white collar criminal and regulatory investigations. Having spent more than eight years in the Enforcement Division of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Tami offers clients unique expertise in conducting internal investigations, navigating government inquiries and serving as a monitor.
Tami combines her extensive experience advising clients on white collar matters with her experience inside the SEC to obtain quick, efficient and successful outcomes for her clients. Tami has advised clients in matters relating to, among other things: private equity and hedge fund investment adviser conflicts of interest; the FCPA; financial/accounting fraud; insider trading; short and distort schemes; securities registration; and the False Claims Act.
Tami served as Assistant Regional Director in the SEC’s Enforcement Division, where she led enforcement efforts alongside other regulators and agencies, including the US Department of Justice, the New York Attorney General’s Office, FINRA and the Options Regulatory Surveillance Authority. She conducted and supervised investigations concerning: insider trading, financial/accounting fraud, investment adviser and broker-dealer violations, best execution and municipal securities fraud. She also recommended the selection of, and managed, compliance monitors and fair fund distribution consultants.
Before joining White & Case, Tami practiced at a boutique white collar criminal defense firm, where she advised clients in major criminal and regulatory investigations. She managed the monitorship of a major not-for-profit organization, which had been the subject of fraud investigations by city and state regulators, and the auditorship of a pharmaceutical company, which had been the subject of an opioid investigation. Tami also clerked for the Honorable Carol B. Amon on the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York.