Marc S.

Executive with 25+ years experience in Paralegal Industry, specializing in Assistive Technology

United States of America
English

Marc Safman is an experienced, self-starting financial crimes compliance professional with exceptional problem-solving and communication skills. He brings 15 + years of extensive experience in identif...see more

  • Professional Services
  • Legal

500

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Founder

Marc Safman Consulting
11 months
Current position
Jan 2022 - Present
My unique lived experience as a DeafBlind individual enables me to create effective solutions to engage disabled communities for businesses or government agencies, electeds.

Consultant

Jefferson Wells USA
8 months
Apr 2021 - Dec 2021
PPP Loan Fraud KYC review Reviewed borrower documentation for fraud. Researched counterparties focusing on Negative Media. Prepared SAR determinations and narratives. Successfully man...see more

Co-Founder

New York DeafBlind Advocates
3 years
Current position
Oct 2019 - Present
2021- I helped start New York DeafBlind Advocates, a group of New Yorkers living with deafblindness. We promoting civil rights and greater awareness of our community. Coordinate meeti...see more

Compliance Officer-AML Investigations

JP Morgan Chase & Co.
5 years
Mar 2015 - Oct 2019
• Reviewed manual and automatically generated (Mantas) alerts of suspicious customer activity. • Researched transaction data using Excel macros, pivot tables; created CSV files for SAR ...see more

KYC QC Analyst II

JP Morgan Chase & Co.
1 year
Nov 2013 - Mar 2015
• Reviewed alerts related to Negative Media, SARs and Prohibited Business and wrote decision to exit or retain client relationship to protect firm from future Reputational Risk. • Ident...see more

Consultant - KYC Remediation

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, SA (BBVA)
2 months
Aug 2013 - Oct 2013
• Analyzed KYC documentation to prepare Customer Risk Assessments (CRA) for DDA and non-DDA accounts, e.g., corporate formation, signing/trading authorization, W8/W9, Wolfsberg Question...see more

Consultant - AML Analyst

K2 Intelligence, LLC
9 years
Current position
Jul 2013 - Present
• Reviewed OFAC Alerts in Actimize. • Researched client information via Google and LexisNexis. • Updated Alert status after completing CDD and EDD. Escalated true matches. • Populated S...see more

Consultant - KYC/PEP review

JP Morgan Chase & Co.
1 month
May 2013 - Jun 2013
• Conducted transaction reviews for Politically Exposed Person (PEP) clients. • Reviewed existing KYC information on PEPs, updating as needed. • Used Fortent to reconcile transaction ac...see more

Consultant - KYC Remediation Project

K2 Intelligence, LLC
3 months
Jan 2013 - Apr 2013
• Analyzed KYC and EDD forms prepared by global financial institution for remediation project. • Populated database with required information, linking client profiles to related individ...see more

Consultant - Labor & Employment Law Division

New York City Law Department
8 months
May 2012 - Jan 2013
• Responded to document inquiries from attorneys on real time basis. • Completed legal research, deposition digesting and redaction projects. • Reconciled plaintiff attorney bills for ...see more

Consultant - AML Compliance

HSH Nordbank AG
1 month
Apr 2011 - May 2011
• Evaluated Due Diligence packages submitted by Real Estate & Commodity Finance managers for completeness. • Analyzed Customer ID, Beneficial Ownership, Politically Exposed Person(s), O...see more

Consultant - Compliance

WestLB AG
4 years
Oct 2006 - Oct 2010
• KYC: Researched clients and located responsive documents for Customer Identification, Beneficial Ownership, Politically Exposed Person(s) and transaction information. • Point of cont...see more

Paralegal (Contract)

McDermott Will & Emery LLP
17 years
Current position
Jan 2006 - Present
Bankruptcy case related to asbestos. Review of claims and coding information into database.

KYC Analyst (Contract)

BNY Mellon Private Bank
17 years
Current position
Jan 2006 - Present
• KYC remediation: • Reviewed client files for Customer Identification and Beneficial Ownership documents. • Updated customer profiles, escalated missing documents and prepared Source ...see more

Consultant

Corporate & Law Firm Consulting
1 year
Sep 2005 - Sep 2006
• Litigation support: document reviews, prepared documents for scanning; drafted motions, mechanics liens, and exhibits; filed documents at court and completed court research; reviewed ...see more

Paralegal

Citigroup Private Bank
8 months
Jan 2005 - Sep 2005
• Reviewed client supplied documents to help open derivatives accounts and facilitate the trading of derivatives. • Participated in Conference calls with front office and clients as nee...see more

Consultant - Compliance

Wachovia Securities LLC
1 year
Sep 2003 - Dec 2004
• Reviewed subpoenas (criminal, regulatory, civil), tax levies, court orders, legal inquiries. • Analyzed account statements and documentation, negotiated production deadlines. • Coordi...see more

Consultant

SBLI USA Mutual Life Insurance Co., Inc.
21 years
Current position
Jan 2002 - Present
• Project managed matter management software implementation and record conversion that drove construction of centralized file room for legal department.

Consultant

Andrews & Kurth LLP
21 years
Current position
Jan 2002 - Present
Litigation support: Bates stamping, Assembled exhibits for arbitration.

Consultant

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
23 years
Current position
Jan 2000 - Present
Litigation support: Document production, mock jury trial assistance.

Consultant

Corporate & Law Firm Consulting
4 years
May 1999 - Aug 2003
• Project managed matter management software implementation and record conversion. • Litigation support (bankruptcy, civil and arbitrations): Processed document reviews and productions,...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Professional Services

Role experience

  • Legal

Expertise

  • Financial Services
  • Legal Services
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Operational Risk