WASHINGTON – Former Securities and Exchange Commission chair Mary Jo White, who oversaw multiple first-of-their-kind enforcement actions in the municipal market, rejoined Debevoise & Plimpton as the firm's senior chair on Wednesday.

White, who served as SEC chair from April 2013 to January 2017, previously worked as chair of Debevoise's litigation department from 2002 to 2013 after serving almost nine years as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. White also worked with Debevoise as a litigation partner from 1983 to 1990.

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