SEC Taps Ropes & Gray Partner To Lead Corp. Finance Unit

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 6:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced two changes to its finance unit Wednesday, tapping Ropes & Gray LLP partner Keith F. Higgins as the new director of its Division of Corporation Finance and naming the division's Acting Director Lona Nallengara as SEC chief of staff.

After 30 years at Rope & Gray's Boston office, Higgins brings extensive experience in advising public companies about  securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, compliance and corporate governance, according to an SEC statement.

Higgins, 61, began working for the international firm...
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