Agency Report

Office of General Counsel (SEC)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  41  

2016 Index Score
75.2

Change from 2015
0.0 


Parent Agency
Securities and Exchange Commission (Index Score: 76.1)
Mission
The General Counsel is the chief legal officer of the Commission and heads the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). The office provides a variety of legal services to the Commission and staff, and is divided into four groups: Appellate, General Litigation, Adjudication, and Legal Policy. The office prepares all of the Commission's appellate and amicus briefs, litigates all non-enforcement matters on behalf of the agency, assists in preparing Commission opinions on appeal from administrative law judges, stock exchanges, the NASD and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and provides legal advice and counseling concerning the federal securities laws, administrative laws, and other laws that affect independent agencies.
Website
www.sec.gov/ogc

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 41 of 305 0.0  75.2
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 172 of 303 0.0  56.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 177 of 303 0.0  48.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 121 of 303 0.0  58.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 104 of 303 0.0  54.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 268 of 303 0.0  60.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 236 of 304 0.0  74.4
Pay 7 of 304 0.0  80.9
Strategic Management 59 of 304 0.0  63.3
Teamwork 153 of 304 0.0  68.2
Innovation 258 of 304 0.0  59.0
Training and Development 105 of 304 0.0  63.8
Work–Life Balance 22 of 304 0.0  73.9
Support for Diversity 184 of 304 0.0  57.9
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 108 of 303 0.0  50.2
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 67 of 285 0.0  71.3
Male 12 of 294 0.0  83.2
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 0.0 
Black or African-American 0.0 
Hispanic or Latino 0.0 
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 48 of 299 0.0  77.7
Employees with Disabilities 0.0 
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 0.0 
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0 
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)