John Marchese serves as Executive Director & Associate General Counsel of CME Group. Since joining the company in 2011, he has been responsible for overseeing all litigation, investigations and related issues. He also serves as legal counsel to the BCC Panels. Prior to joining the company, he had over 16 years of litigation experience, including 10 years handling complex financial and securities litigation as in house litigation counsel for Arthur Andersen LLP. He also worked at Latham & Watkins in its Washington, D.C. and Chicago offices, where he focused on complex commercial litigation. He earned a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University. He received his J.D., with honors, from The University of Chicago Law School, where he served on the editorial board of the University of Chicago Law Review.