Elected Member

Joseph Helden Zwicker

Pittsburgh, PA
PNC Financial Services Group
Columbia College
New York University School of Law

Joseph Zwicker is Deputy General Counsel, Government & Regulatory Enforcement of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. He is responsible for all government and regulatory enforcement activity by federal banking and securities regulators, federal and state law enforcement, including United States Attorneys and Attorneys General, and other government entities. He also provides day-to-day advice to retail bank, corporate bank, mortgage company, three broker-dealers, and asset management company, as well as to compliance, internal risk, audit, and ethics functions on a variety of legal issues, including compliance with anti-money laundering requirements, FCPA, False Claims Act, and regulatory guidance.

Mr. Zwicker regularly reports on matters to OCC, CFPB and other regulators, as well as to senior management, Special Committees and Board of Directors. He manages and supervises inside and outside counsel and serves as inside counsel to political action and compliance committees.

Prior to joining PNC, he was a partner at Choate, Hall & Stewart (1995-99; 2005-12); served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Major Frauds Section of the Central District of California (1999-2005); was a Staff Attorney at Massachusetts Correctional Legal Services (1992-95); and was an Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton (1988-92). Following law school, he clerked for Judge Max Rosenn of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. 

Areas of Expertise
Civil Litigation (Litigation)
Government Law
White Collar Crime (Criminal Law)