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Annette L. Nazareth


Senior counsel after 12 years as a partner in our Financial Institutions practice.


J.D., Columbia Law School
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
A.B., History/Economics, Brown University
  • magna cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional history

  • Senior Counsel, 2021-present
  • Partner, Davis Polk, 2008-2020
  • Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission, 2005-2008
  • Director, Division of Market Regulation (now the Division of Trading and Markets), Securities and Exchange Commission, 1999-2005
  • Senior Counsel, Chairman Arthur Levitt; Interim Director, Division of Investment Management, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1998-1999
  • Davis Polk, 1981-1986

Qualifications and admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • State of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
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