Senior Regulatory Counsel
- Company:U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
- Short Bio:Michael Wells is the Senior Special Counsel for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s Chicago Regional Office’s BDX Examination Program. The BDX Examination Program supports the Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations by examining broker-dealers, exchanges, municipal advisors, and transfer agents. Michael joined the Commission in 2008 after spending approximately seven years in private practice at two international law firms and as a law clerk to a federal district judge. Before joining the BDX Examination Program, Michael worked in the Commission’s Division of Enforcement as Senior Counsel in the Complex Financial Instruments Unit.