Eric M. DiamondSpecial Counsel
Prior to rejoining the Firm in 2020, Mr. Diamond was a senior advisor to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton from 2018-2020. In that role, he oversaw the rulemaking and other initiatives of the Division of Investment Management and advised the Chairman on certain investment adviser and broker-dealer enforcement matters. Among other things, he served in a leading role in completing the SEC’s rules and interpretations governing the standards of conduct for investment advisers and broker-dealers, including Regulation Best Interest, and coordinated the SEC’s Inter-Divisional Standards of Conduct Implementation Committee. He also led the SEC’s efforts to amend the interagency regulations implementing the Volcker Rule.