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|Contact Info||Telephone: 202 263 3731|
Fax: 202 263 5371
|University ||Williams College, B.A., 1991; University of Oxford, M.Sc., 1994|
|Law School||Yale Law School, J.D., 1996|
|Admitted||1997, Maryland; US District Court for the District of Maryland; US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
•Member of Leadership Florida
•5000 Role Models of Excellence Project
•Vice-chair of WLRN Public Radio & Television's Community Advisory Board. WLRN was winner of three national Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2013, including one for National Network Radio Investigative Reporting
Marcus Christian is a Washington DC partner in Mayer Brown's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice and White Collar Defense & Compliance group. Previously, he was the executive assistant United States attorney at the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, the third-highest ranking position in one of America’s largest and busiest offices of federal prosecutors. In this role, Marcus worked on the senior management team with responsibility for the Criminal, Civil, Appellate, Asset Forfeiture and Administrative Divisions.
During Marcus’ career with Southern Florida’s US Attorney’s Office, he held several roles including serving as a deputy chief in the Major Crimes Section, where he trained and supervised AUSAs, led the Identify Theft and Economic Crimes Task Force and oversaw financial investigations in the Major Crimes Section. As an AUSA, he prosecuted cases involving money laundering, healthcare fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, national security issues and other matters.
Prior to joining the US Attorney’s Office, Marcus was the chief of staff for US Representative Peter Deutsch of Florida’s 20th Congressional District. He joined the congressman after working for TSIC, Inc., a statewide nonprofit organization that provides full-tuition, four-year college scholarships to thousands of Florida's low-income students. At TSIC, Marcus served as chief operating officer and legal counsel and later as president.
Earlier in his career, Marcus was selected by the Attorney General’s Honors Program to work as an attorney in Appellate Section of the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington DC. He also clerked for Judge H. Robert Mayer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, DC.
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US Department of Justice Brings Its First Criminal Prosecution for Spoofing of Commodities Markets
Matthew Bisanz,Marcus A. Christian,Mark G. Hanchet,Alex C. Lakatos,Richard M. Rosenfeld, October 17, 2014
A Chicago federal grand jury has indicted Michael Coscia, formerly a registered floor trader and sole owner of Panther Energy Trading LLC, for allegedly violating the anti-spoofing provision of the Commodity Exchange Act (“CEA”) and committing commodities fraud. The prosecution is the...
US Securities and Exchange Commission Settles Its First Whistleblower Anti-Retaliation Case
Marcus Christian,Adam D. Kanter,Stephanie M. Monaco,Jerome J. Roche,Richard M. Rosenfeld, July 4, 2014
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or the Commission) has announced a $2.2 million settlement in the Commission’s first whistleblower anti-retaliation case. As part of the settlement order, the SEC charged Paradigm Capital Management, Inc., a registered investment adviser, and...
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