Tracy Lee Dayton, Partner, Levine Lee LLP

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Bar Admissions:

New York


U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the District of Connecticut

Professional Affiliations:

Federal Bar Council


Tracy Lee Dayton

Tracy Lee Dayton is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer practicing in the areas of white collar and securities enforcement defense, investigations and complex litigation. Ms. Dayton represents individuals and companies in connection with investigations by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulatory agencies involving, among other things, securities and corporate fraud, and public corruption. She also conducts internal investigations on behalf of companies, Boards of Directors and Special Committees.

Prior to joining Levine Lee, Ms. Dayton served as the Executive Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut. Previously, she had served as the Chief of Violent Crimes for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut. Ms. Dayton has also served as the Deputy Chief of Violent Crimes and Terrorism for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. She has handled matters involving racketeering, bank fraud, mail and wire fraud, money laundering and terrorism. Ms. Dayton has coordinated and managed the Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council, was a member of the Attorney General’s Review Committee on Capital Crimes, and received the Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Ms. Dayton was a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles County.

Ms. Dayton also previously served as a Business Leader in Forensic Audit for MasterCard International, where she was responsible for internal investigations worldwide. In this role, Ms. Dayton oversaw numerous investigations involving corporate governance issues, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, securities violations, compliance and employment matters.

From 2009 to 2013, Ms. Dayton served as Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University. She is a graduate of Boalt Hall Law School, University of California at Berkeley, and Princeton University.