Ex-Attorney Yang being considered for SEC chair: source

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Posted: Dec 06, 2016 5:20 PM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. Attorney Debra Wong Yang is being considered to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Trump administration, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.

Yang is a partner at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher where she represents corporate defendants in white collar crime investigations and compliance matters. She previously served as the U.S. attorney for the Central District of California after being appointed by George W. Bush in 2002.

(Reporting by Steve Holland in New York and Sarah Lynch in Washington; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)