Therese Pritchard Named Next Chair of Bryan Cave LLP

Law firm Bryan Cave LLP announced yesterday that Therese D. Pritchard will be the the next Chair of the firm beginning on October 1, 2014.  Pritchard will be the first woman to hold the position in Bryan Cave’s 140-year history.

Pritchard is currently the leader of the firm’s White Collar, Securities Enforcement and Litigation Client Service Group, and is based in Washington, D.C. She previously served as Assistant Director of the Division of Enforcement of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and was part of the team that successfully pursued Ivan Boesky.  In October 2013, Pritchard was recognized as being among the top 40 securities enforcement defense attorneys in Securities Docket’s inaugural “Enforcement 40.”