Elaine C. Greenberg has over 30 years of securities law experience, including a 25-year tenure at the SEC. Her nationwide practice focuses on SEC, FINRA, DOJ, State Attorneys General and other securities and financial services regulatory matters, examinations, investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation; white collar defense and corporate investigations; and public finance. She has represented, advised, and counseled: major financial institutions and other financial services firms and their associated persons, including banks, underwriters, broker-dealers, investment advisers, investment companies, and municipal advisors; issuers of securities, including public companies and their officers and directors, and state and local governmental entities and their officials; and other organizations and individuals.
Prior to entering private practice, Elaine served as a senior officer in the SEC’s Enforcement Division in dual roles. As the inaugural Chief of the Specialized Unit for Municipal Securities and Public Pensions, she built and led a diverse nationwide unit to oversee the SEC’s enforcement efforts in the multitrillion-dollar municipal securities and public pensions marketplaces. As Associate Director of the Philadelphia Regional Office, she was responsible for shaping and overseeing the SEC’s enforcement program in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Elaine possesses deep institutional knowledge of SEC policies, practices and procedures. She is nationally recognized for producing high-impact enforcement actions, bringing cases of first impression, and negotiating precedent-setting settlements. Elaine has shared her vast experience through frequent speaking engagements and has been often quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Law360, Reuters and The Bond Buyer.
- SEC and FINRA Examinations, Investigations and Enforcement Actions
- Securities and Regulatory Matters
- Securities Litigation
- Regulatory Compliance
- Public Finance
- White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations