President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose Jay Clayton, a Sullivan & Cromwell deal lawyer, as his nominee to head the SEC. Below are a few quick facts about his pick.
- Practice involves public and private mergers and acquisitions transactions, capital markets offerings, regulatory and enforcement proceedings, and other matters where multidisciplinary advice and experience is valued.
- Clayton also advises several high-net-worth families regarding their public and private investments.
- Thought leadership posted on his bio indicates significant interest/experience in cybersecurity.
- JD – University of Pennsylvania, 1993
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