Lanny Schwartz is Chief Regulatory Officer of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, where he oversees rulemaking activities and regulatory policy development.

Before joining the MSRB, Mr. Schwartz spent more than a decade as a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, where he provided regulatory counsel to broker-dealers, banks, swap dealers, securities exchanges and others.

From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Schwartz served as executive vice president and general counsel at the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. Earlier, he was managing director and counsel for Bankers Trust Company and worked as an associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton and Coudert Brothers.

Mr. Schwartz is the author of many articles on broker-dealer and market regulation and is a frequent speaker and panelist at industry conferences, as well as a former adjunct faculty member at the Columbia University Law School.

Mr. Schwartz earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from the New York University School of Law.