David C. Pitluck

  • Adjunct Professor of Law

David Pitluck is the Chief of the Business and Securities Fraud Section at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. David has investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of criminal matters against both individuals and entities, including fraud involving publicly traded companies, securities fraud, investment adviser fraud insider trading, mortgage fraud, market manipulation, tax crimes, money laundering, cyber-enabled crime and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Prior to his appointment to the Business and Securities Fraud Section, David prosecuted and tried multiple cases involving violent criminal enterprises, resulting in several defendants’ convictions of murder and firearm- and narcotics-related offenses.

Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office, David was a litigation associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York; served as a Special Assistant District Attorney for the Kings’ County District Attorney’s Office; and worked as an investment banker in New York. David received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MSc and LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science.