Anne McKinley is an Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement at the Chicago Regional Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She previously served as an Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement’s national Complex Financial Instruments specialty unit and currently serves on the steering committee for the Division of Enforcement’s Broker-Dealer Task Force. Her responsibilities include supervising and directing the investigation and litigation of securities law violations, including cases involving accounting fraud, insider trading, investment advisers, broker-dealers, supervisory failures, microcap fraud, market manipulation, offering fraud and other misconduct.
Ms. McKinley joined the SEC in 1999 immediately after graduating from law school and previously held the positions of Branch Chief and Senior Attorney. Ms. McKinley received her J.D., cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1999 and her undergraduate degree, with departmental honors, in French and International Studies from Northwestern University in 1996.