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Sheila Kearney  Davidson

Sheila Kearney Davidson

New York Life Insurance Company
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel
New York, NY, USA

Sheila Kearney Davidson is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel of New York Life Insurance Company.  In addition to leading the company’s legal operations, she also oversees its compliance, governance and public relations functions.

Ms. Davidson joined New York Life in 1991 and has served in many leadership positions in legal, compliance and administrative areas.  She was appointed to New York Life’s Executive Management Committee in January 2001.

Ms. Davidson is a member of the New York State Bar.  She serves on the boards of Fairfield University, Madison Square Park Conservancy, St. Luke’s School, the Citizens Budget Commission and the Life Insurance Council of New York.

Ms. Davidson graduated cum laude from Fairfield University with a B.A.  She received her J.D. from George Washington University.  She resides in New York City with her husband and two sons.


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