David Hirsch joined the SEC's Fort Worth office in 2015 as an enforcement attorney. Prior to his service with the SEC Dave was a litigator with the law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery, and later he co-founded and ran a private investigation firm focused on securities fraud investigations. Mr. Hirsch graduated from UCLA School of Law and clerked for Judge Edward J. Schwartz in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. He serves as the Cyber Liaison for the SEC Fort Worth Regional Office and is a member of the SEC DLT Working Group and the Dark Web Working Group. Mr. Hirsch received the SEC Staff Excellence Award in 2018.