SEC Faculty: Katharine E. Zoladz

SECKatharine E. Zoladz is an Associate Regional Director in the SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office. Ms. Zoladz oversees the Los Angeles office’s enforcement efforts in Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, and Nevada, along with fellow Associate Regional Director Alka Patel. Ms. Zoladz began working at the SEC’s Division of Enforcement as a staff attorney in the Los Angeles office in 2010 and joined the division’s Asset Management Unit in 2017. She was promoted to Assistant Regional Director in 2017.

During her career with the SEC, Ms. Zoladz has investigated or supervised significant enforcement matters involving a variety of securities law violations, including cases against:

Prior to joining the SEC staff, Ms. Zoladz practiced securities and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Zoladz earned her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in international politics from Georgetown University in 1999, and her law degree summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2002.