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Revision as of 17:58, 27 February 2009


Harvey Pitt
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Occupation Former SEC Chairman

Harvey L. Pitt was the 26th chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Pitt had previously served as an attorney on the staff of the Commission from 1968 until 1978, the last three years of which he was the Commission's general counsel.[1]


Background

Template:Infobox Midpage Need Sponsor Pitt started as a staff attorney in the Commission's Office of General Counsel (1968), and served in the following capacities over the next decade: legal assistant to SEC commissioner Francis M. Wheat (1969); Special counsel in the Office of the General Counsel of the SEC (1970-72); Editor of the SEC's Institutional Investor Study Report (1972); chief counsel of the SEC's Division of Market Regulation (1972-73); and executive assistant to SEC Chairman Ray Garrett, Jr. (1973-75).

Education

Pitt received a J.D. degree from St. John's University School of Law (1968), and his B.A. from the City University of New York (Brooklyn College) (1965). He was awarded an honorary doctorate in law by St. John's University School of Law in June 2002.

References

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