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Elaine C. Greenberg

Elaine C. Greenberg

Greenberg Traurig LLP
Washington, DC, USA

Elaine C. Greenberg, a shareholder in the Washington, D.C. office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, is a member of the firm’s Securities Litigation Group and White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Group.  Ms. Greenberg’s practice focuses on securities and regulatory matters, examinations, investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation; white collar and corporate investigations; and public finance.  She has represented and advised major financial institutions, underwriters, broker-dealers, investment advisers, issuers, municipal advisors, former public company officers, and other organizations and individuals. 

Ms. Greenberg has nearly 30 years of securities law experience, including a 25-year tenure at the SEC.  She possesses deep institutional knowledge of SEC policies, practices, and procedures.  As a Senior Officer in the SEC’s Enforcement Division, she served in dual roles as Associate Director for the Philadelphia Regional Office where she oversaw the SEC’s enforcement program for the Mid-Atlantic region, and as the first National Chief of the Specialized Unit for Municipal Securities and Public Pensions, where she was responsible for building and maintaining a nation-wide unit, and oversaw the SEC’s enforcement efforts in the U.S.’s multitrillion-dollar municipal securities and public pension marketplaces.  Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Ms. Greenberg was a partner at another major global law firm. Ms. Greenberg received her J.D. from Temple University School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Temple University.


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