Neil Lang is a member of Sutherland’s Litigation Practice Group and heads the firm’s Securities Enforcement and White Collar Litigation Practice Team. He has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of securities enforcement, compliance, disclosure issues and litigation. Neil represents public companies and individuals in a wide range of securities matters with particular emphasis on accounting and financial issues, and regulatory enforcement and litigation involving the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), self-regulatory organizations and private litigants. He advises broker-dealers, investment advisers and financial institutions on state and federal regulatory matters, disclosure issues and compliance matters.
Neil is a former Chief Trial Attorney for the Division of Enforcement of the SEC. He has litigated dozens of cases involving issues of financial irregularities, market manipulations, penny stock offerings, insider trading accounting issues and proxy contests.
Neil also served as general counsel of a public financial institution for more than five years. In that position, he worked with derivatives transactions, proxy contests, mergers and acquisitions, mortgage banking, and regulatory disclosure. Neil also oversaw the bank’s affiliated broker-dealer operations and its internal audit function.
Neil was a captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Office.
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J.D., St. John's University School of Law, 1967, Associate Editor, St. John's Law Review, Associate Editor, The Catholic Lawyer
B.S., City University of New York, 1964
District of Columbia, New York