The White House is vetting Allison H. Lee for the role after she was recommended by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.), these people said. Ms. Lee would replace Kara Stein, who has served on the commission since 2013 and who must step down at the end of the year.
Ms. Lee worked at the SEC for over a decade, including as a lawyer overseeing enforcement cases based in the commission’s Denver office. She also worked in Washington as a legal adviser to Ms. Stein from 2013 to 2015, according to her LinkedIn bio. She now lists herself as a corporate governance consultant.
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