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SEC Exodus: Chief Litigation Counsel Matthew Solomon to Leave SEC
The SEC announced that Matthew Solomon, Chief Litigation Counsel for SEC Enforcement, will leave in early December. Following his departure, David Gottesman, Enforcement’s Deputy Chief Litigation Counsel, and Bridget Fitzpatrick, an Enforcement supervisory trial counsel, will serve as acting Co-Chief Litigation Counsels.
Mr. Solomon has led the Enforcement litigation program since September 2013, managing cases pending both in federal courts and administrative proceedings at the Commission. The trial unit has 48 attorneys in Washington, D.C., and over 100 other litigators throughout the agency’s 11 regional offices.
Mr. Solomon joined SEC Enforcement in June 2012 as Deputy Chief Litigation Counsel. Before joining the SEC, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the for the District of Columbia and was later elevated to chief of that office’s fraud unit.
Prior to that, Mr. Solomon was a trial attorney in the public integrity section of the criminal division of the U.S. Department of Justice and, before that, he served as a counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. He began his legal career as a law clerk to Judge James Robertson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and then as a law clerk for Judge Dennis Jacobs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.