Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP and Chair of the Securities Enforcement Practice
Roel Campos is a partner in Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP’s Washington, D.C. office and is Chair of the Securities Enforcement practice. Roel’s practice consists of advising and defending corporate officers and boards of directors with respect to SEC enforcement, FCPA and internal investigations, criminal prosecutions, securities and internal regulation and corporate governance.
Beginning in 2002, Roel was appointed twice by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and served until 2007. Earlier in his career, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles. Roel has also been an entrepreneur, and, with partners, raised capital from major investors and operated a successful broadcasting company. From 2008-2013, Roel served with national security experts on the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB), the oldest of one of the most prestigious of the presidential citizens’ advisory boards. Roel has served on several public and private company boards. Roel speaks regularly at legal and business conferences as a financial regulation expert and has published extensively with respect to current topics of SEC enforcement and regulation.
Roel received his B.S. from the U.S. Air Force Academy, his MBA from UCLA, and J.D. from Harvard Law School.