SEC Chairman Mary Jo White announced that she has appointed Robert E. Rice as her chief counsel. Mr. Rice comes to the SEC from Deutsche Bank AG in New York, where he was head of governance, litigation and regulation for the Americas and the global co-head of its governance, litigation and regulation operating committee. Mr. Rice was formerly a federal prosecutor. Mr. Rice received a B.S. degree from Springfield College, a master’s degree from Montclair State College, and a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law.
Mr. Rice will serve as a senior legal and policy advisor to the Chair and will provide counsel on a variety of regulatory matters.
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