Hector Gonzalez is a Partner at Dechert LLP, where he also serves as a Member of the Policy Committee and Deputy Chair for Diversity and Inclusion. Previously, Mr. Gonzalez was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of N.Y., where he was twice awarded the Director’s Award for Superior Performance by the Department of Justice. Mr. Gonzalez has served as Board Chair at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and as a member of other non-profit boards including LatinoJustice PRLDEF and Manhattan College. Mr. Gonzalez has been ranked in The Best Lawyers in America and The Legal 500 throughout his career and was named a Litigation Star for his defense practice by Benchmark Litigation in 2015. A former Fulbright Fellow, Mr. Gonzalez holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. from The City University of New York, and a B.S. from Manhattan College.