David Callaway, an experienced federal and state prosecutor, is a partner in Goodwin’s Securities, White Collar & Business Litigation group. He has more than 30 years of experience in criminal law and trial practice, including 18 years as an Assistant United States Attorney. As chief of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California, Mr. Callaway managed a large team prosecuting federal criminal cases in every area. He was chief of the Economic Crimes and Securities Fraud section from 2011 to 2012, and chief and deputy chief of the San Jose branch office from 2006 to 2010. He also served at various times as health care and bankruptcy fraud coordinator for the district. Earlier in his career, he served as a Deputy District Attorney in Santa Clara County, California, and as a military prosecutor and defense attorney in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps.

Mr. Callaway advises clients on a wide range of complex cross-border commercial litigation and internal investigations. He has handled numerous criminal cases related to economic crime and securities fraud, national security, public corruption, cybercrime, trade secret, enforcement by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, organized crime, and money laundering.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2019, Mr. Callaway was a partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP.

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While at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California, Mr. Callaway received the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys' Director's Award for Superior Performance.

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J.D., 1985
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Santa Clara University
(summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)



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