David Woodcock, Partner, Jones Day
David Woodcock's practice focuses on investigations and examinations conducted by the SEC, DOJ, FINRA, and other regulatory bodies; internal corporate investigations and compliance; matters involving complex accounting or auditing issues; and corporate governance and director liability.
Prior to joining Jones Day, David served as Regional Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Fort Worth Regional Office, where he was responsible for all aspects of the SEC's enforcement and examination activities in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas. He also served as Chair of the cross-office/division Financial Reporting and Auditing Task Force, designed to enhance the SEC's detection and prosecution of violations involving accounting and false financial statements, and as a member of the Enforcement Advisory Committee. During his time at the SEC, David oversaw investigations in nearly every major area of the SEC's enforcement program, including public company disclosure and reporting; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); insider trading; and investigations of major financial institutions, investment advisors, hedge funds, and broker-dealers.