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    The Division of Enforcement investigates possible violations of securities laws, recommends Commission action when appropriate, either in a federal court or before an administrative law judge, and negotiates settlements.

    This position is located in Philadelphia, PA.

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    If selected, you will be responsible for investigating possible violations of securities laws, recommending and litigating Commission action when appropriate, either in a federal court or before an administrative law judge, and negotiating settlements.

    Typical Duties Include:

    • Plans, organizes, and conducts or supervises trials of the most difficult and complex cases, which often require establishing efficient and innovative trial techniques while sometimes creating new legal precedent while understanding that cases are highly sensitive; generate exceptional interest on the part of the government, the defendant/respondent, and/or the public.
    • Provides effective leadership in the preparation, review, and revision of all case related legal papers, briefs, and memorandum in assigned litigation cases, including civil actions and administrative proceedings. Directs the preparation of and/or prepares and files required legal papers, such as briefs, motions, etc., in civil and administrative proceedings.
    • Argues or supervises the argument of motions in court and attends other court proceedings, conferences, and hearings in litigation as warranted.
    • Participates with investigative and Trial Unit staff to recommend enforcement actions and settlements thereof. Represents the SEC in dealings with state and federal regulatory and enforcement counterparts in connection with investigations, presentation of matters to a federal grand jury, criminal trials, and appeals.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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