On February 9, the SEC named C. Dabney O’Riordan and Alka Patel Associate Directors for Enforcement in the Los Angeles Regional Office. O’Riordan began her SEC career as a staff attorney in the Los Angeles office, has been a member of the agency’s Division of Enforcement’s Asset Management Unit since its 2010 inception, and in 2012 was named Assistant Director of the Division of Enforcement. Similarly, Patel began her career in the Los Angeles office as a staff attorney in 2001, became Assistant Director in 2009, and has served as a member of the Division of Enforcement’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act since its 2010 inception. During their tenure at the SEC, both O’Riordan and Patel investigated and litigated a number of significant securities law matters. In their new roles, O’Riordan and Patel will oversee enforcement efforts in southern California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii.