Ex-SEC GC Rejoins Willkie To Lead Corp. Governance Practice

By Hailey Konnath (September 14, 2021, 9:25 PM EDT) -- A former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission general counsel has rejoined Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York as head of its corporate governance practice, the firm said Tuesday.

Robert B. Stebbins is a partner in Willkie's corporate and financial services department, the firm said in a statement. He spent 24 years at Willkie before joining the SEC in 2017, it said.

While at the SEC, Stebbins led a 150-person team that advised on rulemaking and enforcement actions and put together commission opinions, according to the statement. He was at the helm of the SEC's Office of the General Counsel...

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