General Attorney

At the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) and value a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the communities we serve. As such, we welcome applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who share our commitment to public service.

  • Serves as a Bankruptcy Counsel responsible for representing the Commission in bankruptcy cases related to ongoing ENF investigations and actions. May address issues such as determining the effect of the automatic stay on civil or administrative actions authorized by the SEC, preparing and filing proofs of claim, protecting SEC judgments based on violations of the federal securities laws, and advising on receivership issues.
  • Develops policy in consultation with the OGC for proposed positions to be taken by the Commission where matters require bankruptcy-related considerations.
  • Develops standards for review and analysis of Chapter 11 petitions, disclosure statements/plans of reorganization and prepackaged plans. When necessary, prepares recommendations to the Commission seeking authorization to object and prepares memoranda regarding SEC positions on bankruptcy matters.
  • Reviews petitions and plans of reorganization, and conducts necessary investigations into the history of debtor companies. Determines whether there has been compliance with bankruptcy and securities laws.
  • Represents the Commission in court on controversial and complex legal and factual issues, often involving policy implications for the Commission and public investors.
  • Provides advice and assistance to ENF staff on the interplay between provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and conduct of enforcement investigations and litigation.

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