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

    Hristiyaniya Atanasova Kessler

    State Street Bank - Lafayette Ave, Bos

    (617) 662-1172

    Heena Wozny

    MassHousing

    (617) 723-0500

    Samantha Kirby

    Goodwin Procter LLP

    (617) 570-8794

  • 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

    Kenneth G. Juster

    Cooley LLP

    (617) 937-2314

  • 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

    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 private funds, including proposed legislation, developments in federal and state regulation, evolving legal issues and compliance challenges

    Contact Information

    Katie Cohen

    Fidelity Investments

    Kenneth R Earley

    Practus, LLP

    (617) 856-1670

  • 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

    Michael Cosentino

    Wilchins, Cosentino & Novins

    (781) 235-5500

    Michael A. Hacker

    Morgan Lewis

    (617) 341-7744

    Adam L. Sisitsky

    Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

    (617) 542-6000

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