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Bradley Dizik Awarded 2016 MSU Young Alumni Award

Bradley Dizik Awarded 2016 MSU Young Alumni Award

The Distinguished Young Alumni Award is given annually to candidates who have distinguished themselves by attaining the highest level of professional accomplishment and who possess high standards of integrity and character to positively reflect and enhance the prestige of Michigan State University. These individuals demonstrate a commitment to Michigan State University by continuing outstanding volunteer service on behalf of the University and/or participation and leadership in meritorious public service on a local, state, national or international level. 

Bradley is an attorney known for his strategic advice, practical guidance and prudent judgment in solving clients' most difficult reputational, legal and regulatory challenges, whether in the context of criminal, civil, congressional or parallel probes and complex crises. He advises companies, boards of directors and board committees, senior executives and government officials and agencies in sensitive matters, investigations, corporate crises, litigation, restructurings, transactions and other disputes involving the federal and state governments of the United States and foreign governments. Bradley has extensive experience in internal investigations and corporate compliance.  He has worked on global compliance reviews involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Insider Trading, Advisers Act, Money Laundering, Best Execution, as well numerous internal investigations of potential fraud. He advises clients on corporate compliance and ethics programs and has led integrity monitor teams overseeing publicly held and private companies.

Recent significant achievements include:

  • Independent Monitor leadership team to oversee a major automotive manufacturer’s compliance with its Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the DOJ deriving from its recall of defective vehicles
  • Independent Compliance Consultant team lead for SAC Capital Advisors and its successor entity Point72 Asset Management to evaluate and report on its insider trading compliance program
  • Compliance consultant for twelve-figure Quantative Trading Firm regarding best execution policies and procedures, Market Access Rule 15c3-5 and other compliance adherence to best practices
  • Special Adviser to the Masonic Temple Association of Detroit’s Board of Trustees arising out of its high profile complex crises of near financial insolvency and parallel civil litigations
  • Defense of the U.S. military's largest suppliers of jet fuel to troops in Afghanistan in a Congressional investigation of alleged corruption in Central Asia and follow-on investigations by foreign authorities
  • Counsel to a major financial institution in a False Claims Act investigation in which the same is alleged to have misled the US federal government about aspects of the business operations of a former life insurance subsidiary in connection with obtaining financing from the US Treasury and Federal Reserve during the financial crisis of 2008

Bradley also established the Frank H. Knight Scholarship Award for students in James Madison College in an effort to encourage students' consideration of systems thinking in the liberal arts at the intersection of economics, political theory, and ethics. 

Please join James Madison College in congratulating Bradley on his selection of this very prestigious award and all of his accomplishments.