Emily Pierce is the Branch Chief for International Regulatory Policy in the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of International Affairs (OIA). She joined the Commission in August 2010. Prior to joining the Commission, Emily was an associate in the litigation department at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Emily also served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Louis F. Oberdorfer, District Court for the District of Columbia. Emily graduated from Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and completed her J.D. at Yale Law School.