Darrin. P. Sobin is the chief programs officer for the DC Bar. Mr. Sobin has an extensive background in legal ethics, commercial and intellectual property law, international banking law, and wrongful death litigation. He served as the District’s first director of government ethics, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Office of Government Ethics, which, under the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability, has oversight and enforcement authority of DC government officials and employees, nearly 34,000 in all, including the mayor and DC Council. He also served in the DC Attorney General’s office as a counselor of government ethics and legal ethics.