David Glockner is Managing Director in charge of the Chicago office of Stroz Friedberg, a leading global digital risk management and investigations firm, where he assists clients in handling high-stakes matters at the crossroads of law and technology.
Mr. Glockner joined Stroz Friedberg in 2012 after serving as Chief of the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office in Chicago for more than 11 years, overseeing the work of approximately 130 prosecutors. Throughout this time, he played an active role in numerous high-profile investigations and prosecutions involving public corruption, intellectual property crime, cybercrime, national security, securities and commodities fraud, as well as customs and export enforcement. He was one of the office’s computer crime coordinators for more than 20 years and is the author of the Justice Department’s principal reference manual on banking crimes. He has tried over 30 cases and argued more than 15 appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
During his tenure with the Justice Department, Mr. Glockner also led the development of innovative knowledge management tools, including the creation of intelligent interactive templates for generating complex legal documents, an automated system for acquiring and indexing litigation documents, and tools to enable prosecutors to more effectively access and analyze reports of suspicious financial activities. Many of these initiatives are being implemented nationwide by the Justice Department.
Mr. Glockner is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Director’s Award from the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, once for superior performance in litigation and on a second occasion for his work as a manager.
Mr. Glockner received his J.D. from Stanford Law School and a A.B. degree from the University of Chicago.