Bridget Fitzpatrick was named the Enforcement Division’s Chief Litigation Counsel in September 2017 after serving as Co Acting Chief Litigation Counsel since November 2016. She was previously a Supervisory Trial Counsel and an Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel in the Division of Enforcement. Ms. Fitzpatrick was awarded the Chairman’s Award for Excellence and George Washington University’s Arthur S. Flemming Award for Legal Achievement for her trial work at the Commission.
Before serving at the Commission, Ms. Fitzpatrick was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., where she worked in the domestic violence, appellate, and fraud and public corruption sections of the office. As a prosecutor, Ms. Fitzpatrick personally tried more than thirty cases to verdict.
Ms. Fitzpatrick received a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, both with honors.