Charles Kwon currently serves as Senior Counsel to the Investor Advocate. As part of the Legal and Policy team in the Office, Mr. Kwon analyzes the potential impact of proposed SEC actions on investors, particularly those relating to the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and other federal securities laws that affect public companies. Mr. Kwon serves as liaison to the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance and, prior to joining the Office, served in various roles in the Division, including in the Division’s Office of Rulemaking and Office of Chief Counsel.
Before joining the SEC, Mr. Kwon was an attorney in private practice, where he worked on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. He received a J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, an M.A. from Columbia University, and an A.B. from Dartmouth College.