Stephen M. Cutler has been Executive Vice President and General Counsel of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and a member of the firm's Operating Committee since February 2007. As General Counsel, he heads the firm's Legal & Compliance Department.
Previously, Steve was a partner at the law firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in Washington, D.C., and co-chair of the firm's Securities Department. From to 2001 to 2005, he served as Director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement, where he oversaw the Commission's investigations of Enron and WorldCom, as well as those involving New York Stock Exchange specialists, research analyst conflicts and mutual fund market timing and revenue sharing. Before joining the SEC as Deputy Director of Enforcement in 1999, Steve was a partner at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, D.C.
Steve is a 1985 graduate of Yale Law School, where he served as an editor of the Yale Law Journal, and a 1982 graduate (summa cum laude) of Yale University. He sits on the boards of the National Women's Law Center, the Legal Action Center, the Pro Bono Partnership and the Appleseed Foundation.