Ex-WilmerHale Atty Will Be SEC's 1st Female GC

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday named former WilmerHale partner Anne K. Small as general counsel of the agency, making her the first woman to ever hold the post in a permanent role.

The SEC said Small would arrive at the agency soon and replace current general counsel Geoffrey Aronow. He will become a senior counsel to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White.

Small has served in the White House Counsel’s Office since October 2011 as special assistant to the president and associate counsel to...
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