LeeAnn Ghazil Gaunt has served as the Chief of the Enforcement Division’s Municipal Securities and Public Pensions Unit since 2013.� As Chief of the Unit, Ms. Gaunt oversees enforcement attorneys and industry specialists in eight Commission offices. The Unit investigates potential violations of the federal securities laws in the $3.7 trillion municipal securities market and in connection with the $2.7 trillion in assets held by public pension funds.� Ms. Gaunt joined the Commission in 2000 and has investigated and supervised matters in various areas, including pay-to-play, offering fraud, investment adviser fraud, insider trading and financial fraud.� Prior to joining the Commission, Ms. Gaunt practiced securities litigation with the law firms of Skadden Arps and Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston.� She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University and her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law.� �
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