April 12, 2019: Steven C. Seeger was nominated as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois on Monday, April 8, 2019. Seeger, of Illinois, is currently a Senior Trial Counsel at the Chicago Regional Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where he has worked since 2010. Before he started working at the SEC, Seeger practiced law for twelve years at the Chicago office of Kirkland and Ellis, OOP, where he worked for his last seven years there as a partner. Seeger received his B.A. degree from Wheaton College, and he received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.