Gov. Mary Fallin recently appointed Crowe & Dunlevy attorney Bruce W. Day to the Commission for Educational Quality and Accountability. Day will serve a four-year term beginning July 1, 2015.
“Bruce has been a champion of education in Oklahoma, and his appointment will serve to bolster this commission and education in our state,” said firm President and CEO Kevin D. Gordon. “We believe education is a critical component to the success of our state and nation. Improved education in Oklahoma will provide a better workforce for every industry, including the legal profession.”
The newly created commission will focus on setting teacher preparation standards, student performance and directing a more efficient and productive state educational effort to match current and anticipated workforce needs.
Day serves as the co-chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice Group and is a member of the Corporate & Securities, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources and Labor & Employment Practice Groups. He has a national practice and represents and advises a variety of for profit and nonprofit businesses and organizations, broker-dealer firms, investment advisors and individuals in sales practice, employment, regulatory and litigation matters. Additionally, he has represented energy companies engaged in financing and merger and acquisition activities.
Day often lectures at continuing legal education seminars in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, general corporate law, employment, federal and state securities law and compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements. Selected by peers and featured in the inaugural issue of Super Lawyers, he was also named for inclusion in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, Best Lawyers and Outstanding Lawyers of America.
Prior to joining the firm, Day served in the enforcement division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. and was subsequently appointed to serve as administrator of the Oklahoma Department of Securities.
He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma. He is admitted to practice law in Oklahoma, the Western District of Oklahoma, the Northern District of Oklahoma and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Posted on Mon, May 11, 2015
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