The Financial Services Section addresses a broad array of matters of interest to banks and other financial institutions, focusing in particular on relevant legislative and regulatory developments.

Financial Services Committees

  • Banking Committee
    This committee deals with a broad array of matters of interest to banks and other financial institutions, focusing in particular on relevant legislative and regulatory developments.

    Contact Information

    Tracy Plants

    Eastern Bank

    (781) 598-7705

    Samantha Kirby

    Goodwin Procter LLP

    (617) 570-8794

    Heena Wozny

    MassHousing

    (617) 723-0500

  • Broker-Dealer Committee
    The Committee focuses on legal and regulatory issues relevant to the broker-dealer community, such as the establishment and operation of broker-dealers, industry developments, key enforcement, litigation and arbitration decisions and compliance challenges.

    Contact Information

    Ethan Corey

    Practus, LLP

    (301) 580-6489

  • Insurance Law Committee
    This committee covers all areas of insurance law, including property, casualty, life, health, disability, professional liability, fidelity, surety, excess surplus and reinsurance, from the perspective of policyholders, carriers and third parties.

    Contact Information

    E David Pemstein

    (617) 5721234

    Steven P. Wright

    K&L Gates LLP

    (617) 261-3164

    Ann C. King

    Sun Life Financial

    (781) 446-1996

  • Investment Companies and Advisers Committee
    This committee meets to discuss matters affecting investment advisers, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, including proposed legislation, developments in federal and state regulation, evolving legal issues and compliance challenges

    Contact Information

    Stephanie A. Capistron

    Dechert LLP

    (617) 728-7127

    Andrew DeLorme

    K&L Gates LLP

    (617) 951-9095

  • Private Funds
    This committee meets to discuss matters affecting private funds and other unregistered investment vehicles (e.g., private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds, bank maintained common and collective investment trusts), including proposed legislation, developments in federal and state regulation, evolving legal issues and compliance challenges.

    Contact Information

    Michelle Peters Nunez

    Foley & Lardner LLP

    (617) 2263139

    Louisa S. Kiu

    Sidley Austin LLP

    (617) 223-0373

  • Securities Enforcement & Civil Litigation Committee
    This committee aims to foster dialogue among the legal and investigatory staff of securities regulators, lawyers who represent companies and persons involved in regulatory investigations/enforcement proceedings and lawyers who represent plaintiffs in private securities litigation and shareholder derivative actions.

    Contact Information

    Nathaniel Orenstein

    Berman Tabacco

    (617) 542-8300

    Michael Cosentino

    Wilchins, Cosentino & Novins LLP

    (781) 235-5500

    Michael A. Hacker

    Morgan Lewis

    (617) 341-7744

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.