Stephen W. Simpson
Senior Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., M.A., Boston University; J.D., George Washington University
Professor Simpson is Senior Counsel in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he investigates and litigates violations of the federal...Continue Reading
Professor Simpson is Senior Counsel in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he investigates and litigates violations of the federal securities laws. Before joining the SEC, Professor Simpson was Counsel to the World Bank Group's Sanctions Board, served as the global anti-bribery officer for a multinational corporation, and worked as an associate and then counsel in the litigation department of a multinational law firm in Washington, D.C. Professor Simpson has taught legal writing for several years at the George Washington University Law School and for various summer legal education programs. He received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in 2005, where he graduated with high honors, was a member of the Order of the Coif, and served as the Senior Articles Editor for the George Washington Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for the Hon. Robert G. Doumar in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.