Nicholas Grippo

Regional Director (Philadelphia), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Nicholas P. Grippo is Regional Director of the SEC’s Philadelphia Regional Office, where he leads a staff of more than 150 attorneys, accountants, investigators, securities compliance examiners, and other personnel involved in the prosecution of enforcement actions and performance of compliance examinations across the mid-Atlantic.
Previously, Mr. Grippo served as Chief of the Criminal Division for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, where he supervised approximately 120 prosecutors and support staff.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Grippo was an attorney in the Litigation Department of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Joseph L. Yannotti of the Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division. Mr. Grippo earned his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law.