Beverly Jo Slaughter is a Managing Counsel in the Retail Brokerage Litigation Section of the Wells Fargo Corporate Law Department. Her team defends the company and its Financial Advisors in litigation before FINRA and various state and federal courts. The team also administers the Protocol for Broker Recruiting for Wells Fargo and advises on recruiting experienced Financial Advisors and risk mitigation.
Ms. Slaughter obtained her J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law in 1997 and has focused on broker/dealer issues and securities class actions for most of her career. Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 2004, Ms. Slaughter was associated with Bressler Amery & Ross and Morgan Lewis & Bockius in its Miami, Florida office in their Securities Practice Group.
Ms. Slaughter has first-chaired numerous sales practice arbitrations before FINRA and the NYSE and represented clients before the SEC, the CFTC and several state and federal courts. She has spoken before the NBA, the SIFMA Legal and Compliance Conference, the Federal Bar Council and other venues on topics relating to broker dealer litigation and regulation.