Home

Wilmer Partner Tabbed as Chief Counsel of SEC Enforcement Division
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

wilmerhaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale partner Joseph K. Brenner has been named chief counsel of the Division of Enforcement for the Securities and Exchange Commission. In the role, Brenner will provide legal and policy advice on potential enforcement actions before they are recommended to the Commission for approval.

Brenner has been a partner at Wilmer Cutler since 1990. Most recently, he served as vice chair of the firm’s Securities Department and as a member of the Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice Group.

“Joe is a highly-accomplished attorney who will bring a deep expertise and a practical perspective to the many legal and policy issues facing the Enforcement Division,” said Robert Khuzami, director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. “We could not be more pleased that he has chosen to join the Division, and we look forward to his counsel and help as the Division moves forward on its many initiatives to better realize its mission of investor protection.”

  
What
Where


Brenner is filling the chief counsel position previously held by Joan McKown, who left the agency in August after 24 years of service. He is expected to begin his new role sometime in the next several weeks, the SEC said in a press release.

At Wilmer, Brenner’s focus was securities enforcement, internal corporate investigations, and related civil and criminal litigation. He has more than 20 years of experience in representing public corporations, financial institutions, professional service partnerships, investment managers, and individuals in investigations and enforcement proceedings by the SEC, FINRA, and PCAOB, and related federal criminal and civil litigation.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

RELEVANT JOBS

LITIGATION PARALEAL

USA-LA-Baton Rouge

LITIGATION PARALEGAL Job Description Immediate opening: Downtown law firm seeking experienced ...

Apply now

Paralegal

USA-LA-Baton Rouge

  LITIGATION PARALEGAL Job Description Immediate opening: Downtown law firm seeking ex...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-TX-El Paso

Flores, Tawney & Acosta PC is seeking a new to 4-year attorney to join its growing plaintiff’s...

Apply now

Legal Secretary

USA-NJ-Tuckerton

Seeking a full time legal secretary in a small firm located at the Jersey Shore. Prior law firm expe...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Junior Partner level Corporate and Securities Attorney

USA-IL-Chicago

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks junior partner level corporate and...

Apply Now

Public Works Construction Attorney

USA-CA-San Diego

San Diego office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks public works construction attorn...

Apply Now

Public Works Construction Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks public works construction atto...

Apply Now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top