Chief Legal Officer and Head of Business and Legal Affairs, Digital Assets
WisdomTree is an ETF sponsor and index developer that uses a rules-based methodology to select and weight companies. Learn more about specialized ETFs here.
General Counsel of WisdomTree Asset Management, a leading ETF sponsor and asset manager with over $40 billion in assets under management. Manage the day-to-day legal affairs of WisdomTree as an investment adviser to US ETFs while also facilitating the start-up and growth of WisdomTree's international ETF businesses in Europe, Japan and Canada and new product lines. Serve as a member of senior management and as trusted counsel while managing a legal team and collaborating closely with all departments in identifying regulatory matters and providing related solutions. Previously, Senior Managing Counsel at State Street serving as the Chief Legal Officer, Secretary, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Officer and Code of Ethics Compliance Officer for the SPDR ETFs and other SSgA-advised funds and pooled investment vehicles, comprising over $250 billion in assets and over 150 funds. Senior investment management and securities attorney with 20 years of experience with respect to investment funds (mutual funds, ETFs, private/hedge funds, CITs, closed-end funds and commodity pools) and their investments (including derivatives and related documentation), registered and private fund investment advisers, fund service providers and private and public companies. Handle complex regulatory issues, including those arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Commodity Exchange Act and Dodd-Frank Act. Special expertise in: > Regulatory Filings and Examinations > Corporate Governance/Board Relations > Compliance Policies and Procedures > New Product Development > Exemptive Relief and No-Action Relief > Agreement Negotiation > Foreign Offerings and Cross-Listings Past speaking engagements for the International Bar Association, Investment Company Institute, ALI-CLE, Inside ETFs and the State Bar of California.