Managing Partner
Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP

David B. Chenkin is the Managing Partner of law firm Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP, and chair of the firm’s Anti-Money Laundering/Financial Crime and Government Investigations groups.

For over thirty five years, Mr.Chenkin has represented major corporations and senior executives in complex litigation and government investigations. He has counseled clients in many significant investigations conducted by the United States Congress and by federal, state and local prosecutors and regulators. Chenkin is nationally recognized for expertise in anti-money laundering (“AML”)/financial crime compliance, and is a certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

Chenkin provides AML investigation training to global companies, other law firms and federal, state and local law enforcement. He is the recipient of the Department of Homeland Security’s 2017 HSI – New York Citizen’s Legacy Award, received for counseling law enforcement in building relationships with the financial community and contributing to the HSI legacy by exhibiting the core values of honor, service, and integrity.