Mark M. Attar


Mark M. Attar


With over 25 years in the financial services regulatory sector, including 12 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Division of Trading and Markets, Mark Attar counsels domestic and international market participants on federal securities laws and market regulation. His clients include broker-dealers, investment advisers, digital asset firms, trading platforms, clearing organizations, institutional investors and credit rating agencies.

Mark’s practice includes representing clients on all aspects of their businesses, including examination and enforcement with a particular focus on SEC and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) financial and operational requirements, including net capital, custody, credit, books and records, reporting and risk assessment rules. He regularly advises broker-dealers on registration and FINRA membership, including new and continuing membership applications, and helps SEC registrants and FINRA members satisfy independent consultant undertakings in enforcement matters.

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Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., New York Law School
  • B.A., Franklin and Marshall College
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