Paul Levenson

Director, Boston Regional Office

  • Company:U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Short Bio:PAUL G. LEVENSON is the Director of the Boston Regional Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission. There he oversees a staff of over 160 professionals whose duties include enforcement of the securities laws, market intelligence, and examination of registered entities such as investment advisers, broker-dealers, investment funds and transfer agents. Prior to joining the SEC in October 2013, Mr. Levenson served for many years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Massachusetts. In that role he investigated, tried, and handled appeals involving a variety of white collar offenses, including securities fraud, bank fraud, bribery and kickback schemes, public employee fraud, insurance fraud, tax fraud, environmental violations, foreign corrupt practices, intellectual property crimes, procurement fraud, embezzlement, telemarketing fraud, and money laundering. During the last seven years of his tenure, Mr. Levenson was Chief of the U.S. Attorney’s Economic Crimes Unit. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office Mr. Levenson was in private practice in Washington, D.C. and in New York. Mr. Levenson is a magna cum laude graduate of both Harvard College and Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review.
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