Saul Ewing LLP has announced that Orlan Johnson has joined its Washington, DC office as a partner in the Business Department and a member of the Securities Transactions and Utility Practice groups.
Mr. Johnson joins the firm from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP where he served as co-head of its regulatory practice in the Washington, DC office. Prior to that, he served for nine years as a staff attorney and branch chief in the Division of Investment Management for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Johnson advised the Commission on the regulation of exempt utility companies and utility companies registered under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. He also oversaw compliance inspections of investment advisors and investment companies pursuant to the Investment Advisors Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940.