Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) has announced Amanda Senn, General Counsel has been appointed to Acting Deputy Director for Enforcement and that Gregory Bordenkircher has joined the ASC as Chief Litigation Counsel.
Joseph Borg, Director of the ASC made the announcement on Friday.
“The promotion of Ms. Senn and the addition to our staff of Mr. Bordenkircher will ensure that the ASC provides the highest caliber of professionalism in our continuing mission to protect the citizens of Alabama,” said Borg. “Acting Deputy Director and General Counsel Senn and Chief Litigation Counsel Bordenkircher both have proven track records in the field of law.”
Attorney Senn joined the ASC in 2009 and has served in several capacities with the commission. For the past three years she has served as General Counsel of the ASC, where she is responsible for advising the Commission on securities-related matters, and investigating and prosecuting illegal and fraudulent actions surrounding the sales of securities throughout the state of Alabama.
Senn has played a critical role in coordinating and litigating numerous multi-jurisdictional administrative, civil, and criminal actions and is actively involved in the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and serves as Chairman of the Cybersecurity and Technology Project Group. As Acting Deputy Director, Senn will assist Borg with additional administrative responsibilities in the overall operation of the Commission and supervise the enforcement functions of the Commission. She will continue the role of General Counsel.
Senn replaces Stephen Feaga, the previous Deputy Director for Enforcement and Prosecution since February 2012. He left the ASC d is now a partner at Balch and Bingham LLP, a regional law firm, and specializes in White Collar Compliance, Investigations, and Litigation.
Bordenkircher joins the ASC as Chief Litigation Counsel where he will be responsible for supervising the investigation and prosecution of securities violations in Alabama.
He comes to the ASC from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where he served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama from August 1991 until he retired on December 31, 2017. During that time, Bordenkircher worked extensively with the F.B.I., D.E.A, U.S. Secret Service, I.R.S., I.C.E., A.T.F. and state and local authorities in investigating and prosecuting large, complex criminal matters. He has experience in coordinating multi- jurisdictional and multi-agency investigations, including large-scale drug conspiracies and complex white collar public corruption and fraud cases.
During his tenure with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Bordenkircher served as Chief of Complex Litigation Unit and Senior Litigation Counsel, where he supervised and litigated hundreds of federal jury trials which included public corruption cases, complex white-collar cases, large drug conspiracy cases, firearm violations cases and violent crimes cases. In addition, he represented the government in digital evidence challenges in search warrants, suppression hearings, pretrial motions and delivered digital evidence presentations in numerous trials involving white collar fraud, medical fraud, counter espionage, undercover cyber investigations and other federal crimes involving computer and cellular evidence.
Additionally, he served the U.S in Iraq as an Assistant U.S. Attorney to the Regime Crimes Liaison’s Office in Iraq, where he was the lead American advisor to the Iraqi prosecution team on the Genocide and War Crimes trial of Saddam Hussein and Ali Hasson al Majid (Chemical Ali).