Toby Galloway is a seasoned trial attorney with deep experience representing clients before the SEC, CFTC, FINRA, DOJ, Texas State Securities Board, and other state securities regulators, as well as the PCAOB and other regulatory and law enforcement agencies. He is a former attorney with the SEC and currently chairs our Securities Litigation & Enforcement Practice Group. He is also a member of our Investment Management & Private Funds Industry Group.
Toby focuses in the areas of white-collar defense, governmental & internal investigations and business litigation. He represents public companies, audit committees and special committees, hedge funds, private equity funds, asset managers, broker-dealers, registered investment advisers, accountants and lawyers, and other institutions in government investigations, securities law enforcement and litigation. He is also experienced in complex business litigation and healthcare fraud matters. As the cryptocurrency industry has come under increased scrutiny from regulators, Toby has represented crypto clients in CTFC and SEC investigations.
Before developing his private practice, Toby served more than 11 years as an attorney with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, in roles of increasing responsibility. During his last four years at the SEC, Toby was the chief trial counsel for the Commission’s Fort Worth Regional Office. In this capacity, he supervised all litigation for a four-state region. In addition, he handled his own caseload, prosecuting civil enforcement actions involving alleged violations of the federal securities laws. He also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, prosecuting white-collar crime.
Toby is a co-author of our Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement blog.