Avakian leaves private practice to rejoin SEC

After a stint with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP as a partner, Stephanie Avakian is returning to the SEC as deputy director

Stephanie Avakian

After a stint with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP as a partner in the New York office and vice chair of the firm’s securities practice, Stephanie Avakian is returning to the Securities and Exchange Commission as deputy director of its Division of Enforcement.

Before going into private practice, Avakian worked in the SEC Enforcement Division as a branch chief in the New York Regional Office and later served as a counsel to SEC Commissioner Paul Carey.

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Amy I. Stickel

Amy I. Stickel has extensive experience covering the legal, financial and pharmaceutical industries as a writer and editor. A past managing editor of Corporate Legal Times and...

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