Yevedzo Chitiga

Yeve Chitiga focuses her practice on broker-dealer compliance and regulation matters. She has experience representing broker-dealers, securities exchanges, securities associations, banks and other financial institutions on complex matters regarding compliance with federal and state securities laws and regulations and self-regulatory organization rules.

Ms. Chitiga counsels and represents clients on various regulatory, compliance and enforcement matters relating to the rules of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and various securities exchanges. Ms. Chitiga has advised clients in connection with numerous regulatory requirements, including FINRA new member and continuing member application processes, complying with the Customer Protection Rule, automated trading and risk controls, sales and trading issues, and developing comprehensive compliance and supervisory policies and procedures for a range of broker-dealer activities, such as data mining, the misuse of confidential information, information barriers and firm-wide supervision. She also has experience assisting clients in connection with conducting internal investigations and responding to regulatory inquiries.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Chitiga worked at another Washington DCarea law firm, where she handled a variety of securities matters. Before pursuing her law degree, Ms. Chitiga spent several years working as an auditor for Wells Fargo and Wachovia Corporation both in Charlotte, North Carolina and the United Kingdom. 


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  • Education

    • JD, American University, Washington College of Law, 2013

      Staff Member, International Law Review
    • BS, Business Administration, Claflin University, 2006

      Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Maryland

  • Languages

    • Shona