Steve Luparello is General Counsel for Citadel Securities, responsible for legal, compliance, and surveillance functions in the Americas.
Prior to joining Citadel Securities, Steve was Director of the SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets, the division that regulates and sets policy for market participants, including exchanges, securities associations, broker-dealers, and clearing agencies. Prior to that, he was a Partner at WilmerHale, specializing in broker-dealer compliance and regulation, securities litigation, and enforcement, joining WilmerHale after spending 16 years at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and its predecessor, the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), where he served last as Vice Chairman. Steve is a member of the Board of the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) and a former member of the Board of the Depository Trust Clearing Corporation (DTCC).
Steve received a bachelor’s degree from Le Moyne College and a law degree from Washington and Lee University.