Revolving door: Meet JPMorgan’s newest vice chairman—a former SEC director who investigated Enron and WorldCom

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Cutler joined JPMorgan in 2007 from the law firm of WilmerHale in DC where he was a partner and head of the securities department. Prior to that, he was the director the Securities and Exchange Commission’s enforcement division from 2001 until 2005. During his tenure at the SEC, he oversaw the investigations of Enron and WorldCom. Before joining the SEC in 1999, he spent 11 years at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in D.C.

He graduated from Yale Law where he was the editor of the Yale Law Journal. He also finished his undergraduate bachelor’s degree (summa cum laude) at Yale.

Here’s JPMorgan’s press release:

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) announced today that Stacey Friedman, General Counsel of the company’s Corporate & Investment Bank, will succeed Steve Cutler as General Counsel of the firm early next year, when Mr. Cutler will be appointed Vice Chairman of the firm. Ms. Friedman will report…

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