Senate Confirms WilmerHale Partner For SEC

Law360, New York (October 21, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed WilmerHale partner Daniel M. Gallagher and another nominee as members of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where they will help implement dozens of rules still in the pipeline from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

Gallagher, a securities attorney with WilmerHale and a former SEC official, will take the seat held by Republican commissioner Kathleen L. Casey, who left the commission in August. Luis A. Aguilar, the other confirmed nominee, is a Democratic member of the...
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