NC US Atty To Replace Mejia As SEC Head Litigator

Law360, New York (August 3, 2010, 12:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday it had appointed Matthew T. Martens, a high-profile white collar crime prosecutor, as chief litigation counsel of its Enforcement Division.

Martens will oversee the litigation program as conducted by attorneys in the agency's Washington headquarters trial unit and coordinate the activities of trial attorneys across the enforcement program in the 11 regional offices, the SEC said.

He replaces outgoing chief litigator Luis R. Mejia, who was instrumental in collecting $400 million from Enron Corp. executives accused of fraud,...
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