New Chief Counsel For SEC Chairman

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White today announced that she has appointed Robert E. Rice, 57, as her Chief Counsel.

A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Rice comes to the SEC from Deutsche Bank AG in New York, where he was head of governance, litigation and regulation for the Americas, and the global co-head of its governance, litigation, and regulation operating committee.

As Chief Counsel, Mr. Rice will serve as a senior legal and policy advisor to the Chair and provide advice and counsel on a wide variety of regulatory matters. 

SEC Release: http://www.sec.gov/news/press/2013/2013-98.htm

About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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