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Richard A. Levine

US Securities and Exchange Commission
Associate General Counsel
Washington, DC, USA

Richard A. Levine is Associate General Counsel for Legal Policy in the SEC’s Office of General Counsel, a position he has held since May 2010.  Mr. Levine joined the SEC in 1984 as an appellate lawyer, and in 1987 moved to the Legal Policy Group of the Office of General Counsel, advising the Commission on enforcement, regulatory and legislative matters.  Among other Commission rulemakings, he has worked on the SEC’s Selective Disclosure and Insider Trading rules (Regulation FD and Rules 10b5-1 and 10b5-2), and on the Commission rules to implement the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010.

Before joining the SEC, Mr. Levine was associated with the law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York City, practicing commercial litigation.  He is a graduate of Michigan Law School and the State University of New York at Albany.

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