George Canellos, the SEC’s former co-director of enforcement, has joined Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy as global head of the litigation department.
Canellos has worked for the law firm before. He will start his new position at Milbank in mid-March. Canellos joined the Securities and Exchange Commission as a director in New York, the largest of the agency’s dozen field offices. He became a co-head of enforcement in 2012.