U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

The mission of the SEC is to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets' and facilitate capital formation.  The SEC strives to promote a market environment that is worthy of the public's trust.

Applying to the Division of Enforcement

Practicing Attorneys and Accountants

Attorneys entering the Division typically have two to five years of post J.D. work experience as a practicing attorney, one year of which includes analyzing complex legal and/or factual issues, or conducting significant investigations or litigation. Attorneys also typically have knowledge of federal securities laws, though it is not required.

If you are an attorney, and would like to seek Direct Hire consideration with the Division in our Washington, DC office, please submit your resume to HO-ENF-Hiring@sec.gov. To apply to one or more of our Regional Offices, please submit your application materials to each office directly. You can also identify current Division announcements by searching USAJOBS.