June 11, 2018: Steven C. Seeger was nominated as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Seeger, of Illinois, is currently a Senior Trial Counsel at the Chicago Regional Office of the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He has worked at the SEC since 2010. Before the SEC, Seeger practiced law for twelve years at the Chicago office of Kirkland and Ellis, LLP, where he worked for the last seven years as a partner. Before that, Seeger was a Law Clerk for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge David Sentelle, for Washington, D.C. Seeger received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.