Gary Collins, Esq. is a Managing Director and Director of Compliance at GE™s Energy Financial Services in Stamford, Connecticut. Prior to joining GE, Gary was a litigation partner at Day Pitney, LLP (formerly Day, Berry & Howard, LLP) where his practice focused on corporate governance, compliance, white-collar defense and internal investigations. Gary teaches Government Investigations at the University of Connecticut School of Law and serves as the national Executive Director of the ABA™s White-Collar Crime Committee. Prior to joining Day Pitney, Gary served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington D.C. During his tenure at the Justice Department, he was twice honored with the Department's Justice for Victims of Crime Award. His time in public service was preceded by an association with Winston & Strawn. Gary is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law (91) and State University of New York, Buffalo (88).