Milbank Woos Back Ex-SEC Enforcement Co-Head Canellos

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 2:14 PM EST) -- George Canellos, who recently stepped down as co-director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Division of Enforcement, will soon rejoin Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy as global head of the litigation department, the firm said Wednesday.

Canellos, who left the SEC in January following a tenure marked by an insider trading crackdown and a landmark shift in settlement policy, will join Milbank in mid-March, the firm announced. Canellos worked there as a partner between 2003 and 2009.

In an interview, Canellos said Milbank was his...
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