Vincent Tortorella is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Point72. He is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and member of the Department of Justice. Mr. Tortorella joined Point72 in April 2014 to create and lead a Surveillance unit, which was later merged with the firm’s Compliance group under Mr. Tortorella’s leadership. In 2019, he became the firm’s General Counsel.
Prior to joining Point72, Mr. Tortorella worked at Coatue Management as the General Counsel and Head of Proprietary Research. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at Guidepoint Global in New York.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Tortorella was a federal prosecutor, serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, as well as a trial attorney in the criminal division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, Mr. Tortorella practiced white collar and commercial litigation in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and clerked for the Hon. William H. Pauley III in the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Tortorella received his B.A. in English from Dartmouth College and is an honors graduate of Duke University School of Law.