Alan B. Levenson

ALAN B. LEVENSON - 2002 Recipient

ASECA is proud to announce that Alan B. Levenson has been selected as the tenth recipient of the William O. Douglas Award.

Mr. Levenson began his career with the SEC after obtaining his law degree at Yale Law School. White at the SEC for fourteen years, Mr. Levenson served in the Division of Corporation Finance as Trial Attorney, Branch Chief, Assistant Director in charge of Investigations and Administrative Proceedings, Executive Assistant Director and Director.

Mr. Levenson entered private practice as a partner with Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. ("F&J") in 1976. He became a senior partner in 1985, and has served on the firm's Executive Committee and Partners Committee. As head of F&J's Washington Office securities regulation practice, Mr. Levenson has led the development and continued growth of that practice. Mr. Levenson taught at Georgetown University Law center, Catholic University Law School and Columbia University Law School.

Mr. Levenson has been active in voluntary and self-regulatory organizations. He served as the first Chairman of the Advisory Committee of AICPA's Auditing Standards Board and thereafter as a public member of the AICPA's Board of Directors and its Finance Committee. In addition, he was a public Governor-at-Large on the Board of Governors of the NASD, a member of its Executive Committee, and the first Chairman of its Legal Advisory Board.