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Paul Maco defends municipal bond issuers, underwriters, municipal advisors, lawyers, rating agencies, companies and their employees in government enforcement matters as well as advises on regulatory and compliance matters. Paul brings his combined experience as a former senior official at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in SEC enforcement, regulatory, and policy formation, private sector enforcement defense and transactional work. He provides clients with a comprehensive perspective in enforcement, regulatory, and compliance matters before the SEC, Department of Justice (DOJ), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) and states Attorneys General. He brings this same comprehensive perspective when advising clients on matters with the Office of Credit Ratings and corporate governance matters, as well as when conducting internal investigations or serving as special disclosure counsel for complex matters such as pension funding or large infrastructure projects. He coordinates public finance activities in the firm’s Washington office.