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Cassandra Becker

Cassandra Becker

Milliman Financial Risk Management
Practice Counsel
Chicago, IL, USA

Cassandra Becker is the head of Legal and Compliance for Milliman Financial Risk Management LLC (Milliman FRM), an SEC-registered investment advisor and CFTC-registered commodity trading adviser, and a global leader in providing financial risk management to the retirement savings industry. Milliman FRM provides investment advisory, hedging, and consulting services on $184 billion in global assets (as of March 31, 2015). Established in 1998, the practice includes more than 130 professionals and operates three trading platforms around the world (Chicago, London, and Sydney). Milliman FRM is a subsidiary of Milliman, Inc. Cassie is responsible for all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters for Milliman FRM.


Prior to joining Milliman, Cassie was a capital markets associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she advised public companies on corporate securities matters and issuers on public equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactions.

Prior to joining Kirkland & Ellis, Cassie was an attorney in the Division of Enforcement at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, where she managed investigations into violations of the federal securities laws and successfully brought actions for financial fraud cases in federal court.


  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign


Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional, 2014


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