Mark Radke is a distinguished attorney with extensive experience in federal securities and financial service law. Serving as Chief of Staff at the Securities and Exchange Commission under Chairman Harvey Pitt, he significantly contributed to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and played a key role in the creation of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
Throughout his career, Radke has worked with leading law firms nationally and internationally, specializing in both civil and criminal enforcement. He has defended professionals across the financial sector in investigations by the SEC, DOJ, FINRA, PCAOB, and state attorneys general, as well as representing insurance and reinsurance firms in regulatory inquiries. His litigation experience includes significant cases like SEC v. First Jersey Securities.
Radke has also served as a corporate monitor for organizations including the World Bank Group, overseeing anti-corruption settlements, and has been appointed by the SEC to monitor compliance following major fraud cases. He has advised corporate boards on governance and compliance, especially concerning allegations of corporate misconduct. In addition to his legal practice, Radke has contributed to the academic field as a lecturer at Georgetown University Law Center since 1999, teaching federal securities law enforcement.