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Shamoil  T. Shipchandler

Shamoil T. Shipchandler

U.S.Securities and Exchange Commission
Director, Fort Worth Regional Office
Fort Worth, TX, USA


Shamoil T. Shipchandler is the Director for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Fort Worth Regional Office, where he is responsible for leading all aspects of the SEC’s enforcement and examination activities in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas.

Mr. Shipchandler is formerly a Deputy Criminal Chief with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas, where he was the Attorney-in-Charge of the Plano Office, served as the Asset Forfeiture Chief, and prosecuted complex white collar criminal cases. During his tenure with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Shipchandler obtained convictions in the areas of securities fraud, tax evasion, bank fraud, mail and wire fraud, money laundering, computer sabotage, and public corruption. Representative cases included the prosecution of 40 defendants in a mortgage fraud scheme, for which Mr. Shipchandler received the Department of Justice’s Director’s Award; the prosecution of defendants in a $400 million Ponzi scheme; the prosecution of the former mayor of a Texas town for public corruption; and the negotiation of the largest corporate immigration fraud settlement in history, for which Mr. Shipchandler was awarded the DHS Secretary’s Silver Medal.

Mr. Shipchandler was a partner with the law firm of Bracewell prior to joining the Commission, and an associate with the law firm of Covington & Burling before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Mr. Shipchandler graduated from Middlebury College and Cornell Law School, and clerked for Judge Roger B. Andewelt of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

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