Steven Salky, a partner at Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP, represents individuals in white collar criminal cases, regulatory agency investigations, and civil litigation. He has extensive experience representing executives of public companies in securities fraud investigations and parallel civil litigations and has spent much of the past five years representing the former chief financial officers of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in proceedings arising from these companies' restatements of earnings. He regularly represents executives in environmental, antitrust, and healthcare fraud investigations, as well as professionals, including lawyers, doctors, and accountants, in litigation involving their compliance with professional obligations.
While in law school Mr. Salky was awarded the Harlan Fiske Stone prize for the best oralist in Yale Law School's Moot Court Competition. After graduating from law school, Mr. Salky clerked for then Chief Judge Theodore R. Newman, Jr., of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, before beginning a two-year teaching fellowship at the Georgetown University Law Center. As the Stuart Stiller Fellow at Georgetown's Criminal Justice Clinic, he represented indigent criminal defendants and supervised third-year law students in court.