Mark Cahn Named Deputy General Counsel in SEC’s Office of General Counsel

The SEC announced today that Mark D. Cahn has been named a Deputy General Counsel in the SEC’s Office of the General Counsel, and he will join the agency staff next week. Cahn joins the the SEC from the Washington office of WilmerHale LLP, where he has been a partner in the firm’s Securities Department and a member of the Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice. In his new role at the SEC, Cahn will be the Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and Adjudication and will help oversee enforcement matters, appellate cases, and adjudications.

Mr. Cahn fills a position previously held by Andrew Vollmer, who announced last month that he will soon be leaving the SEC to return to the private sector.

Read the SEC’s press release