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Scott M. Kirwin

Scott M. Kirwin

Fidelity Investments
Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Boston, MA, USA

Scott M. Kirwin is Vice President and Associate General Counsel in the Brokerage and Wealth Management group of the legal department of Fidelity Investments. In his current role, Mr. Kirwin acts as team leader for the Wealth Management Product legal group, and as lead counsel to Strategic Advisers, Inc., a Fidelity registered investment adviser responsible for Fidelity’s managed account and financial solutions products.  As part of his role, Mr. Kirwin and his team support Fidelity’s retail, workplace and intermediary managed account platforms, asset allocation products, financial planning tools and 529 college savings programs. In addition, Mr. Kirwin and his team act as counsel to the Fidelity Private Wealth Management and Fidelity Executive Services businesses.  In prior roles, Mr. Kirwin has supported a number of Fidelity divisions in various capacities, including the Global Asset Allocation Division and the Portfolio Advisory Services team.

Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Kirwin was an associate with Ropes & Gray LLP, where his practice focused on the representation of mutual funds and their advisers, closed-end fund offerings, private fund advisers and leveraged finance transactions.  Mr. Kirwin earned a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2001, where he was Executive Editor of the Harvard Human Rights Journal and an Instructor of Legal Reasoning and Argument. He received a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude from Northeastern University in 1998 in Political Science.


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