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Beth Dorfman

Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Managing Director, Global Wealth and Investment Management-Legal
New York, NY, USA

Beth Dorfman has over 25 years of legal experience in various in-house roles in the financial services industry. Currently she is a Managing Director in the Bank of America Legal Department, supporting the Merrill Lynch US Wealth Management and the Global Banking/Merrill Edge Advisory Center Divisions. Prior to the Merrill Lynch/Bank of America merger, Beth managed the legal team supporting the Premier Banking and Investments and Retirement Divisions within Bank of America. Prior to the Fleet/Bank of America merger, Beth was the General Counsel of Quick & Reilly, a Fleet Boston subsidiary, managing the Legal and Compliance teams. Prior to that Beth was Managing Director and Senior Counsel at Societe Generale and its predecessor, Cowen & Co., and started her in-house legal career at Prudential Securities.

Beth has been on the Executive Board of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association - Compliance and Legal Society (SIFMA) for 13 years and was President from 2007-2008. Beth is also a member of the Financial Women's Association.

Beth received her Bachelors Degree from SUNY Binghamton and her Law Degree from Hofstra University and is a member of the New York State Bar.


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