Mass. Gov. Taps SEC Trial Atty For State Appeals Court

Law360 (July 21, 2021, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday announced the nomination of a senior trial attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to become an associate justice of the state appeals court and an assistant state attorney general for circuit justice of the district court.

Rachel Hershfang has been a senior trial attorney with the SEC since 2008, advising investigations of securities law violations including fraud, technical and accounting violations, per Baker's announcement. Prior to joining the SEC, she was an assistant U.S. attorney for eight years.

Among the cases that she worked on while at the SEC, Hershfang helped the agency win...

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