Biography

Marlee Miller Engel is a Branch Chief in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of International Affairs.  Ms. Engel advises staff in the Division of Enforcement on international cross-border enforcement issues and oversees all international enforcement cooperation with Canada and Switzerland.  In addition, Ms. Engel provides assistance and support to our foreign counterparts seeking assistance from the SEC in their securities-related investigations. Ms. Engel has particular expertise in working with financial safe havens and in freezing and repatriating ill-gotten gains from foreign jurisdictions.  Prior to joining the SEC, Ms. Engel worked in the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Justice (Criminal Division) where she assisted federal and state criminal authorities in obtaining evidence and assistance from European jurisdictions.  While at the Department of Justice, Ms. Engel worked on a variety of complex financial crime cases involving, digital currency, insider trading, Ponzi schemes, market manipulation, money laundering, and bribery.  Ms. Engel graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University New Orleans with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 2005 and cum laude from American University Washington College of Law with a juris doctor degree in 2008.