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Hawke Quoted in The New York Times on Senate Confirmation of SEC Chairman

April 22, 2021

Securities and Enforcement Litigation partner Daniel M. Hawke was quoted in a recent article from The New York Times, "Manic Markets, Imploding Funds: Wall Street’s New Top Cop Has a Full Plate." The article discusses the Senate confirmation of Gary Gensler, a former investment banker and business school professor, as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hawke served for sixteen years at the SEC, including more than ten years as a Senior Officer in the Division of Enforcement. As the first chief of the Enforcement Division's Market Abuse Unit, a national specialized enforcement unit that investigates trading, market manipulation and market structure violations, Mr. Hawke supervised numerous significant SEC enforcement actions involving complex, hard-to-detect trading abuse. He also served as Director of the SEC's Philadelphia Regional Office for eight years.

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