SEC Whistleblower Office Adds Ex-Shearman & Sterling Atty

Law360, New York (January 17, 2012, 10:00 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has named former Shearman & Sterling LLP lawyer and U.S. Secret Service special agent Jane A. Norberg as deputy chief of the Office of the Whistleblower, it announced Tuesday.

The office, which oversees the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act whistleblower program, helps handle whistleblower complaints and recommends to the commission whether an individual is eligible for an award.

Norberg spent 14 years working at her own law firm and at Shearman & Sterling, the SEC said. During...
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