Bloomberg Law
April 15, 2021, 1:30 PM

Ex-Acting Head of SEC Enforcement Will Join Simpson Thacher

Matt Robinson
Matt Robinson
Bloomberg News

The former acting head of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s enforcement division, Marc Berger, is being hired by law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

Berger, 46, will join as a partner starting in June, the New York-based firm said. In January, he stepped down from overseeing the SEC’s 1,400 member enforcement division. Berger also headed the agency’s New York office from December 2017 until being named deputy director of enforcement in August 2020.

An Assistant U.S. Attorney in Manhattan from 2002 to 2014, Berger joins fellow SEC alums at Simpson Thacher including Stephen Cutler, who ...

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