Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has hired Tamara Brightwell, the director of the Disclosure Review Program in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, expanding its regulatory capabilities for public companies.

SEC lawyers have continued to pour out of government and into private practice in the past six months. And interest in such talent hasn’t been limited to a single sector or type of client; firms focused on serving financial services and technology clients are making big investments.