SEC’s Luis Mejia to Join DLA Piper in D.C.

mejiaLuis R. Mejia, Chief Litigation Counsel of the Division of Enforcement, will join the law firm of DLA Piper as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. The SEC announced today that Mejia, who has been Chief Litigation Counsel since 2005, will join DLA Piper in December.

The SEC stated that during Mejia’s tenure, its trial unit won 80 percent of the Commission’s trials in federal district courts nationwide. Prior to joining the SEC in 1999, Mejia was a partner at the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld in Washington, D.C.

Read the SEC’s press release