Vince Martinez is a partner in the Washington, DC office. His practice focuses on counseling and defending financial services firms, companies, and individuals facing government examinations, investigations, and charges. Mr. Martinez has a distinguished history of leadership at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), where he established and developed regulatory programs that coordinated the enforcement efforts of multiple agencies, including the SEC, the CFTC, the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He was also a decorated SEC enforcement attorney and officer who investigated, litigated, and directed the enforcement of numerous anti-fraud actions. Earlier in his career, Mr. Martinez worked as a private transactional attorney and litigator.