SEC Announces Selection of James B. Adelman as Associate District Administrator of the Commission's Boston District Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
98-2

Washington, D.C., January 13, 1998 -- The Commission today announced the selection of James B. Adelman as Associate District Administrator in the Commission's Boston District Office (BDO). The BDO maintains enforcement and regulatory programs in the six New England states. As Associate District Administrator, Mr. Adelman will assist the District Administrator in overseeing these programs.

Mr. Adelman is currently a partner in the law firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart and serves in the litigation department concentrating on securities law matters. Mr. Adelman joined the firm in 1995. Prior to that time, Mr. Adelman was the Assistant District Administrator (Enforcement) for the BDO. Mr. Adelman initially joined the Commission staff in 1986 as an attorney in the Division of Enforcement in Washington, D.C. and has served in several positions of increasing responsibility in the enforcement program.

Mr. Adelman graduated from Bucknell University in 1977 and received his J.D. degree from the American University Law School in 1981.

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