Regional Director – SEC Denver Regional Office
- Company:U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
- Short Bio:Kurt L. Gottschall is the Regional Director of the SEC’s Denver Regional Office, where he oversees all examinations, enforcement investigations and litigation in a seven state region. Mr. Gottschall began working as a staff attorney in the Division of Enforcement in 2000, before becoming a Branch Chief in 2003, and an Assistant Regional Director in 2010. From July 2016 through November 2018, he supervised the SEC’s enforcement program in Denver as the Associate Regional Director. During his career with the SEC, Mr. Gottschall has investigated or supervised dozens of enforcement matters involving a variety of securities law violations. Before joining the SEC staff, Mr. Gottschall worked as a litigation associate at Sherman & Howard L.L.C. in Denver and Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton L.L.P. in Los Angeles. Mr. Gottschall earned his law degree with honors from the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law in 1995, and his bachelor’s degree in economics and government with honors from Claremont McKenna College in 1992.