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Administrative Law Judge Robert G. Mahony Retires After 46 Years of Federal Service


Washington, D.C., Jan. 5, 2012 —

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Administrative Law Judge Robert G. Mahony has retired from the federal government after 46 years of public service, including more than 14 years at the SEC.

During his tenure with the SEC, Judge Mahony presided over and issued initial decisions in administrative proceedings brought by the SEC's Division of Enforcement. His initial decisions covered a broad range of alleged violations of securities law, including insider trading, the sale of unregistered securities, delinquent filings, failure to supervise, and disciplinary actions involving corporate officers and directors, brokers, accountants, auditors, and other financial professionals.

Before coming to the SEC, Judge Mahony spent 20 years as an Administrative Law Judge at the U.S. Department of Labor. He served as a temporary member of the Labor Department’s Benefits Review Board from 1986 to 1987. He began his career as a trial attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Justice Department in Washington, D.C.

Judge Mahony graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1961, and received his law degree from Loyola University of Chicago in 1965. He served in active duty in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1967.


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