B.A., Brandeis; J.D., Georgetown
David Last is the Acting Principal Assistant Chief in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) Unit of the Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section. Professor Last has investigated and prosecuted a number of individuals and companies in FCPA and other white collar cases, including the prosecution of Odebrecht S.A. and the successful prosecution and trial conviction of Ng Lap Seng in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in connection with a scheme to bribe ambassadors to the United Nations. Prior to joining the Fraud Section, Professor Last spent ten years as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, where he prosecuted white collar fraud and corruption cases, as well as various violent crimes, sexual offenses, and federal child exploitation cases. Prior to joining the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Professor Last spent five years at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP in Washington, D.C. Professor Last graduated from Brandeis University and the Georgetown University Law Center.