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Matthew C. Solomon

Matthew C. Solomon

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Chief Litigation Counsel, Division of Enforcement
Washington, DC, USA


Matthew C. Solomon is the Chief Litigation Counsel at the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Mr. Solomon manages the litigation of all securities enforcement actions in both federal courts and administrative proceedings by the headquarters trial unit of 40 attorneys, and coordinates enforcement litigation conducted by approximately 100 attorneys in the Commission’s eleven regional offices.  Mr. Solomon also participates in the process by which settled and litigated cases advance for Commission consideration, and regularly advises the Commission and the Director of Enforcement on critical legal and policy issues.

Mr. Solomon joined the SEC in 2012 as Deputy Chief Litigation Counsel, and assumed his current role in 2013.  Before joining the SEC, Mr. Solomon held several positions at the U.S. Department of Justice, including as Fraud Unit Chief and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.  In these positions, Mr. Solomon prosecuted white collar crime, including bribery, mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, tax fraud, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.  Before becoming an AUSA, Mr. Solomon served as Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, and as a trial attorney in the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section, where he tried several corruption cases to verdict in federal courts nationwide.  He also served as a law clerk for Dennis Jacobs, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and James Robertson, of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Mr. Solomon received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Wesleyan University and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, where was an editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.

Matthew C. Solomon is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters SEC, Hungarian Executives Settle 5-Year FCPA Suit That Generated Government-Friendly Rulings on Threshold Legal Issues (April 28, 2017) - Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fifteenth Annual), Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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