The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that G. Jeffrey Boujoukos has been named the associate regional director for enforcement in the Philadelphia office.
As the regional trial counsel since joining the SEC in 2009, Mr. Boujoukos has supervised the Philadelphia office’s trial unit. He has litigated matters involving insider trading, Ponzi schemes, investment adviser fraud, and other securities laws violations. Among the successful cases he prosecuted was a three-week trial last fall against a financial services company, subsidiary, and CEO accused of committing an offering fraud in the sale of millions of dollars of promissory notes and stock. The jury returned a verdict finding them liable on all counts.
In his new role, Mr. Boujoukos will oversee the Philadelphia office’s enforcement efforts covering the Mid-Atlantic region.
“Jeff is a thoughtful lawyer and manager who can be counted on for sound advice,” said Andrew J. Ceresney, director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. “I am pleased that the enforcement program in Philadelphia will continue to benefit from his skills and experience.”
Sharon B. Binger, director of the Philadelphia Regional Office, added, “Jeff is the perfect person to guide our hardworking lawyers, and I am thrilled that he will bring his excellent judgment and intellect to this important role.”
Mr. Boujoukos said, “It has been a privilege to work with the talented attorneys and staff in the Philadelphia office. I look forward to continuing to collaborate with staff to build on the office’s strong track record of protecting investors and enforcing the federal securities laws.”
Prior to joining the SEC staff, Mr. Boujoukos was an associate and later a partner in the litigation department of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Philadelphia. He graduated from Lehigh University in 1989, and graduated with honors from Temple University School of Law in 1992.