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August Jamie H. Schupp

August Jamie H. Schupp

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC
Executive Director, Legal and Compliance Division
Chicago, IL, USA


Jamie is currently an Executive Director in Morgan Stanley Legal and Compliance Division and Senior Counsel for Morgan Stanley Private Bank, National Association.  Based in Chicago, Jamie provides legal advisory support across Morgan Stanley’s Private Banking Group that includes the firms’ lending, mortgage, cash management and cards products and services.  Jamie also supervises the group’s tri-party pledge team.

Prior to joining the Private Banking Group legal team, Jamie served as in-house litigation counsel for Morgan Stanley’s Wealth Management division.  In that role, Jamie has, among other things, first-chaired arbitration hearings before FINRA Dispute Resolution, responded to customer complaints, responded to regulatory inquiries from FINRA, the SEC and state securities regulators, conducted internal investigations, written and amended compliance policies and provided risk management training to firm employees.

Before joining Morgan Stanley, Jamie was a Partner and an Associate with the Chicago law firm of Neal Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP, where he was a member of the Securities Litigation Practice Group.  Jamie began his legal career as an Associate with the Chicago law firm of Schwartz, Cooper, Greenberger & Krauss, Chtd., where he handled a variety of both litigation and transactional matters, primarily on behalf of various banks and financial institutions.

Jamie graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1999, where he was a member of the Elder Law Journal and served as its Administrative Editor from 1998-1999.  He received his Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Political Science and Economics, from Northwestern University in 1996.  His senior thesis, Evaluating Transit Subsidies in Chicago, won both the Student Paper Competition at the Metropolitan Conference on Public Transportation in Chicago in June 1996 and the Undergraduate Paper Competition at the Transportation Research Forum in San Antonio in October 1996.  Jamie later presented a co-authored version of that paper with Professor Ian Savage, Northwestern University, to the Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C. in January 1997, which was also published, 1 JOURNAL OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION 93 (1997).

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