Crawford Lake Capital appoints new general counsel, chief compliance officer

Crawford Lake Capital Management LLC, a Lakewood-based investment management firm, announced it has appointed Dov Lando to general counsel and chief compliance officer.

In his new role, Lando will be responsible for overseeing all legal, regulatory and compliance issues as well as working with the firm’s executive committee on strategic initiatives.

“Dov is the perfect person to lead Crawford Lake’s legal and compliance functions as we continue to grow and evolve,” said Jeff Schachter, president and chief operating officer. “His experience building and managing teams that have served the needs of respected institutions is extremely complementary to our go-forward vision. We are very pleased to have an individual of Dov’s caliber joining our firm.”

Lando was previously at MKP Capital Management LLC as its general counsel. Before that, he was general counsel at Arden Asset Management LLC and assistant general counsel at American International Group. He began his career at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP.

“It is very exciting to be joining Crawford Lake after seeing the firm’s impressive growth over the past few years,” Lando said. “I appreciate the confidence that Isaac, Jack and Jeff have placed in me. They have built a tremendous firm with a differentiated investment philosophy and platform, and I am proud to be joining the team.”