Mary Jo White Confirmed to Head SEC


The Senate today confirmed NAFUSA member Mary Jo White as chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. White served as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York 1993-2002. She was approved by the Senate through a unanimous consent motion after facing little opposition through the confirmation process. White, a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, was named on March 25, 2013, one of “The Most Influential Lawyers in America” by the National Law Journal.