Tefteller Law, P.L.L.C.
403 West Tyler Street
Gilmer, Texas 75644
Office: (903) 843-5678
Mr. Bebel earned an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center. He received his J.D. from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, cum laude (top 5%), and obtained a B.S. from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.
Mr. Bebel previously served as an attorney for the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (Division of Enforcement) and the NASD (n/k/a FINRA) (Division of Enforcement), where he was on the subcommittee that prepared the NASD Sanction Guidelines. For approximately seven years, Mr. Bebel prosecuted securities law offenses and other white collar crimes while working as an Assistant United States Attorney. After leaving the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota, Mr. Bebel continued to work on securities fraud cases after being asked to serve as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota, thereafter retained him as a consulting expert on securities matters. Mr. Bebel’s publications include the following:
A Detailed Analysis of United States v. O’Hagan: Onward Through the Evolution of the Federal Securities Laws, 59 La. L. Rev. 1 (1998);
State Takeover Laws, Insider Trading, and the Interplay Between the Two: A New Perspective, 91 W. Va. L. Rev. 1001 (1989) (co-authored);
Why the Approach of Heckman v. Ahmanson Will Not Become the Prevailing Greenmail Viewpoint; Race to the Bottom Continues, 18 Tex. Tech. L. Rev. 1083 (1987) (named Best Article of the Year by the Texas Tech Law Review editorial staff); and
Effective Supervision, Investor Confidence and Capital Formation, Practicing Law Institute, Corporate Law and Practice, Securities Arbitration 2006, Vol. 2, 95 (2006) (co-authored).
Mr. Bebel has lectured on securities law to students at approximately one-half dozen law schools and graduate degree programs, including Baylor University School of Law; Texas Tech University School of Law; Mitchell Hamline School of Law; University of Houston School of Law; and the University of Dallas. He has also addressed a wide array of securities issues while serving as a speaker at presentations hosted by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and the Texas State Securities Board; NASD; State Bar of Texas; U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Texas; FBI Academy; South Texas College of Law Houston; Dallas Bar Association; Houston Bar Association; and PLI (Practising Law Institute). Mr. Bebel was a member of the South Texas College of Law Corporate Compliance Committee Advisory Board and the Council, Houston Bar Association, Securities Law Section. He previously served on the Advisory Board to the Texas Tech University Student Managed Investment Fund.
Mr. Bebel’s legal commentary and analysis has been featured in Time Magazine, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Houston Chronicle, Bloomberg News, Dow Jones Newswires, Associated Press, Reuter’s, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Christian Science Monitor, The Times of London, The Financial Times of London, Agence France Presse, Financial Times of Germany, Australian Financial Review, National Post of Canada, American Banker, and numerous other publications.
Mr. Bebel’s legal interpretation and analysis has also been highlighted on NBC’s Today Show, NBC’s Nightly News Tonight, CBS’ Nightly News, ABC’s World News Tonight, CNBC, MSNBC, Public Television’s Nightly Business Report, Fox News Channel’s Your World With Neil Cavuto, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, National Public Radio’s Marketplace, National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition, BBC Television, BBC Radio, CBS radio, and numerous other media outlets.