Morrison & Foerster Welcome Financial Services Partner
Summary: Morrison & Foerster added an experienced financial services attorney to their Washington D.C. Financial Services Group.
Morrison & Foerster announced the addition of Susan Gault-Brown to their Washington D.C. office. Gault-Brown, an experienced financial services attorney, will join the firm’s Financial Services Group as a partner from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.
Gault-Brown brings with her extensive expertise in investment management, FinTech, and financial services. She also has experience as a senior counsel in the Division of Investment Management’s Office of Chief Counsel at the SEC.
Co-Chair of the Finance Department Gary Lee said, “The diverse practice that Susan brings to the firm, particularly her extensive expertise in investment management, further strengthens our talented global finance group. Susan is a terrific complement to many of our practices, and our clients will greatly benefit from her industry knowledge.”
“Susan’s coming to Morrison & Foerster underscores our ongoing commitment to further building a strong presence in Washington, D.C. and meeting the regulatory needs of our clients,” Joseph Palmore, managing partner of the Washington, D.C. office and co-chair of the Appellate and Supreme Court Group, said. “Susan is the latest talented partner to join our growing team in D.C. and is a key addition to our office and the firm.”
Gault-Brown will focus her work on those in the investment management, FinTech, and financial services industries. She advises exempt reporting advisers, investment advisers, broker-dealers, funding portals, private funds, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors, FinTech companies, and cryptocurrency and blockchain companies.
She said, “It was an attractive proposition for me to join MoFo because of its reputation as the leading technology law firm, outstanding financial services and FinTech practices, and thriving D.C. office. I’m looking forward to working with my new colleagues in delivering the exceptional level of client service that the firm is known for.”
Gault-Brown earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, an M.A. from Washington University, and a B.A. from Duke University.