David Cook

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Washington, DC

Previous Experience

  • Lead Risk & Compliance Officer, Public-Private Investment Program, Office of Financial Stability, Department of the Treasury
  • Attorney, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the Treasury
  • Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell 
  • Law Clerk, Judge A. Raymond Randolph, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • Associate Consultant, Bain & Company Inc.

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David Cook


David is a member of Promontory’s global compliance practice and assists clients with complex compliance and enforcement challenges. He concentrates on risk management, consumer protection, data and consumer-privacy protection, mortgage-related compliance, and anti-money-laundering issues.


Prior to joining Promontory, David served as the lead risk and compliance officer for the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Public-Private Investment Program. He was also an enforcement and compliance attorney for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, an associate attorney in the financial institutions group at Davis Polk & Wardwell, and a strategy management consultant at Bain & Co.


  • J.D., cum laude, Northwestern University School of Law
  • M.B.A., Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
  • B.A., history, cum laude, Yale University

Affiliations, Awards, and Civic Engagements

Representative Engagements

  • Led an enterprise-level risk management assessment and overhaul of the risk-mitigation process at a large national bank.
  • For the U.S. segment of a large international bank, led a top-to-bottom assessment of its compliance program and authored a remediation plan that aided in lifting a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau memorandum of understanding on potential unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices.
  • Led a data-security testing team and created a compliance remediation program for a large financial services provider, after a breach of customer data.
  • Managed key aspects of a forensic review of the operations of one of the largest U.S. mortgage servicers.
  • Managed key aspects of the remediation of an anti-money-laundering program for the U.S. affiliate of a large international bank.
  • Developed and drafted regulatory submissions related to a midsized bank's business plan, in connection with acquisitions and charter conversions.

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