Andrew N. Vollmer

Andrew N. Vollmer
Firm: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Address: 1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 663-6202
Fax: (202) 663-6363
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Andrew Vollmer's practice concentrates on securities enforcement, private securities litigation and internal investigations. In addition, he advises on matters related to the SEC's administration of the federal securities laws. He returned to the firm in 2009 after serving as Deputy General Counsel at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

As Deputy General Counsel, Mr. Vollmer advised the Commission on matters such as enforcement actions, rulemakings, appellate briefs and adjudications. He also served briefly as Acting General Counsel. During his tenure at the SEC, Mr. Vollmer was involved in a variety of Commission initiatives, including the SEC's participation in several Supreme Court cases and the Commission's response to court review of SEC orders and rulemakings. He also worked on the Commission's proposal and adoption of rules addressing the brokerage activities of banks; the proposal and adoption of a rule to protect fund investors from fraudulent adviser conduct during the time of their investments; and the memoranda of understanding with the Federal Reserve and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Mr. Vollmer has spoken and written frequently on securities law and related matters.

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Areas of Practice:
Securities Litigation
Litigation and Enforcement
Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1978
Law Review: Virginia Law Review, Notes Editor

Miami University, 1975

Published Works:
SEC Proposes Whistleblower Protection Rules, 2010

How hedge fund advisers can reduce insider trading risk, 2010

SEC Director of Enforcement Outlines Significant Changes Signaling Tougher, More Efficient Enforcement Environment, 2009

Treasury Proposes Registration of Fund Advisers; SEC Testifies in Support, 2009

Proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency Would Cloud SEC Enforcement, 2009

Past Employment Positions:
Securities and Exchange Commission, Deputy General Counsel

West Practice Categories:
Securities Law, Securities Regulation

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