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Carrie L. Chelko

Carrie L. Chelko

Lincoln Financial Network
Chief Counsel
Radnor, PA, USA

Carrie L. Chelko is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She joined Janney in 2003 and currently heads Janney's Litigation & Regulatory Affairs practice group, which manages all facets of the firm's civil and regulatory litigation, the Early Dispute Resolution (EDR) process, and the firm's employment litigation practice. 

Ms. Chelko is currently serving a three-year term on the National Arbitration and Mediation Committee, an advisory group to FINRA Dispute Resolution. She is also an active member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's (SIFMA) Compliance & Legal Society, serving on both the Arbitration Committee and the Compensation Committee. Ms. Chelko was also recently appointed to the Advisory Board of the Florida Securities Dealers Association (FSDA). 

Prior to joining Janney, she was an attorney with Saul Ewing LLP in Philadelphia, where she primarily represented brokerage clients in a wide range of legal, regulatory and compliance matters, including NASD and NYSE arbitrations, intra-industry disputes, employee defection/recruiting matters and regulatory enforcement proceedings.

Ms. Chelko is a FINRA qualified Arbitrator and an Arbitrator for the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas. She has also presented at SIFMA's Compliance & Legal Society's Annual Seminar and co-authored various industry articles for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Ms. Chelko earned her bachelor's degree from Grove City College and her law degree from Temple University, where she served as the Business Editor of the Temple Law Review. She is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida.

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