Mark T. Uyeda
Mark T. Uyeda is an SEC commissioner who was nominated by President Biden in early 2022 and sworn in on June 30, 2022 to a term that expires on June 5, 2023.
Commissioner Uyeda has served on the staff of the SEC since 2006, including as senior advisor to Chairman Jay Clayton, senior advisor to Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar, counsel to Commissioner Paul S. Atkins, and various staff positions in the Division of Investment Management. He most recently served on detail from the SEC to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs as a securities counsel to the committee's minority staff.
He is the first Asian Pacific American to serve as a commissioner at the SEC.
Before joining the SEC, Uyeda served as chief advisor to the California Corporations Commissioner, the state’s securities regulator. He also worked as an attorney at the law firms of K&L Gates in Washington, D.C., and O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Los Angeles.
He has more than 25 years of experience in corporate and securities law, including 18 years of public service working in federal and state government.
He earned his bachelor's degree in business administration at Georgetown University and his law degree with honors at the Duke University School of Law. He is a past president of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area.
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