Mark Cahn is General Counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the General Counsel. Cahn previously served as Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and Adjudication and has counseled the Commission on a wide variety of litigation, appellate and enforcement matters and played a key role in regulatory initiatives.
From 1988 until joining the SEC staff, Cahn worked at the law firm of WilmerHale LLP, where he was a partner in the firm’s Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Cahn clerked for the Honorable John J. Gibbons, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and for the Honorable Herbert J. Stern, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He earned his JD in 1986 from Yale Law School, and his BA, summa cum laude, from Tufts University in 1983.