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Nate Saint-Victor

Morgan Stanley
Executive Director, Legal and Compliance Division
New York, NY, USA


Nate Saint-Victor is an Executive Director in the Legal and Compliance Division of Morgan Stanley.  Nate provides advice to Morgan Stanley Wealth Management on issues pertaining to the laws, rules and regulations applicable to investment advisers and brokers-dealers, with a focus on the formation, distribution and marketing of hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles.  Previously, Nate was an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell where he practiced in the Investment Management Group.  Since 2009, Nate has served on the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Alternative Investments Roundtable and previously served on the SIFMA Investment Advisor/ Broker-Dealer Task Force, SIFMA Investment Advisory Committee and the Certified Financial Planner Board Business Model Working Group.  Nate regularly participates on a broad range of panels and has been published covering issues such as securities laws, diversity and inclusion and professional development. 

Nate is also Chair Emeritus of the Morgan Stanley Legal and Compliance Division’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee (LCDDIC) which has 12 Sub-Committees, 5 Task Forces and over 200 active members responsible for the firm’s global efforts to enhance diversity and inclusion within the Division and the legal and compliance professions.  Through his leadership, recruitment efforts and cultivation of talent, participation has quadrupled and the firm and certain employees have been recognized industry-wide for their innovative efforts.  He has been an active member of the LCDDIC since 2006. 

Nate is on the Board of Directors for the Alliance of Securities and Financial Educators (ASAFE), a non-profit alliance of financial services industry experts who are regulators and practitioners that create and provide educational programs to increase and diversify access to the financial services industry and its leadership careers.  Nate is also on the Advisory Council for the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), a nonprofit trade association comprised of minority and women-owned law firms.  Nate is Vice-Chair of the New York City Bar Association Enhancing Diversity in the Profession Committee and previously sat on the Committee on Diversity Pipeline Initiatives, the Committee on Minorities in the Profession, and the Diversity & Inclusion Champion Award Selection Committee, the last for which he was Chairman. Nate is a 2009 Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) Fellow and is currently Co-Chair for the CUP Fellows Alumni Board Fundraising Committee.  Nate also served on the Pipeline Crisis/Winning Strategies Early Care and Education Working Group, sponsored by Goldman Sachs and Sullivan and Cromwell.  Nate is on the Executive Council of The Group, a collective of senior in-house African-American male attorneys.

Nate enjoys mentoring high school students through Legal Outreach, which prepares urban youth from underserved communities in New York City to compete at high academic levels by using intensive legal and educational programs as tools for fostering vision, developing skills, enhancing confidence, and facilitating the pursuit of higher education. He is a recurring judge for Legal Outreach moot court competitions, an annual guest speaker for their 8th grade summer program for black and latino boys (Pathways to Achievement and Community Transformation, or PACT), currently sits on Legal Outreach’s Advisory Board, and was recognized as an “Elder of the Village”, the organization’s highest honor. 

Nate received his undergraduate degree from Duke University, where he co-founded the Duke Business Club and the Duke Investment Club, and received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was on the Journal of Gender and the Law, the Barristers’ Council, the nationally ranked Frederick Douglass moot court team and served as President of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA).    

Nate Saint-Victor is associated with the following items:
Transcripts  Transcripts The Corporate Perspective on Diversity and Inclusion in Today's Business Environment - The Corporate Perspective on Diversity and Inclusion in Today's Business Environment, Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The Special Role of the Securities Lawyer - Legal Ethics - The Special Role of the Securities Lawyer - Legal Ethics, Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Web Segment  Web Segment The Special Role of the Securities Lawyer - Legal Ethics - Securities Law and Practice 2014: How the SEC Works, Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Fueling Success at Every Level: Addressing the Pipeline Crisis in the Legal Profession - Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015, Monday, February 23, 2015
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Securities Law and Practice 2014: How the SEC Works - The Special Role of the Securities Lawyer - Legal Ethics - The Special Role of the Securities Lawyer - Legal Ethics, Thursday, October 02, 2014
Fueling Success at Every Level: Addressing the Pipeline Crisis in the Legal Profession - Fueling Success at Every Level: Addressing the Pipeline Crisis in the Legal Profession, Monday, February 23, 2015
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Securities Law and Practice 2014: How the SEC Works - The Special Role of the Securities Lawyer - Legal Ethics - The Special Role of the Securities Lawyer - Legal Ethics, Thursday, October 02, 2014
Fueling Success at Every Level: Addressing the Pipeline Crisis in the Legal Profession - Fueling Success at Every Level: Addressing the Pipeline Crisis in the Legal Profession, Monday, February 23, 2015
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Securities Law and Practice 2014: How the SEC Works, Monday, October 13, 2014, New York, NY
Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015, Thursday, March 05, 2015, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Questionnaire for 2014 Morgan Stanley Outside Counsel Diversity Survey - Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015, Friday, February 20, 2015
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