Nate Saint Victor is an Executive Director in the Legal and Compliance Division of Morgan Stanley where he provides advice on a wide range of issues pertaining to investment advisers and broker-dealers, with a focus on alternative investments and investment advisory programs. 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 is Chair Emeritus of the award-winning Morgan Stanley Legal and Compliance Division Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Nate is also on the Board of Directors for the Alliance of Securities and Financial Educators (ASAFE), the Advisory Council for the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), Co-Chair of the New York City Bar Association Committee to Enhance Diversity in the Profession, a 2015 National Bar Association “40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” honoree, a 2009 Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) Fellow and a member of The Group. Nate enjoys mentoring and mooting high school students through Legal Outreach, currently sits on their Advisory Board, and was recognized as an “Elder of the Village”, the organization’s highest honor. 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 received his undergraduate degree from Duke University, where he co-founded the Duke Business Club and the Duke Investment Club. Nate 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 and his wife Christina live in Pennsylvania and New York City. Nate is a self-proclaimed (and widely recognized) Spades Champion and a petrified but proud new father.