Brian V. Breheny leads Skadden's SEC reporting and compliance practice. He concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and general corporate and securities matters. Breheny has advised numerous clients on a full range of SEC compliance and corporate governance matters, including advising clients on compliance with the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act, the SEC’s tender offer rules and regulations, and the federal proxy rules. He also serves as co-chair of Skadden’s global diversity committee. Prior to joining Skadden in 2010, Breheny held a number of leadership positions in the division of corporation finance at the SEC. He began as chief of the office of mergers and acquisitions in 2003, and in 2007 he became deputy director of legal and regulatory policy.