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Marlon Paz

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Marlon Q. Paz

Lecturer in Law

Marlon Q. Paz is partner at Latham & Watkins LLP.  Prof. Paz combines government service, academia, and industry focus to help brokerage and advisory firms and individual executives as they manage complex securities laws. He counsels broker-dealers and other financial services firms in matters related to securities regulation, regulatory enforcement, internal investigations and examinations, and compliance.  He also helps clients navigate acquisitions of brokers, dealers, and investment advisers.

Prof. Paz serves as the American Bar Association Business Law Section’s International Business Law Committee Chair and as Vice-Chair of the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee.  He previously served as the Chair of the Trading and Markets Subcommittee chair. He is the former General Counsel to the District of Columbia Bar, the largest mandatory bar association of lawyers in the United States.

Prof. Paz is also a past president of the Hispanic Bar Association of D.C. and a former national vice president of the Hispanic National Bar Association. He has been honored with the Leadership Award from the Hispanic National Bar Foundation and appointed an ambassador by the American Bar Association Business Law Section. He has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential U.S. Hispanics” by Hispanic Business Magazine. He is a past president of the Hispanic Bar Association of D.C. and a former national vice-president of the Hispanic National Bar Association. He has been honored with the Leadership Award from the Hispanic National Bar Foundation and appointed an ambassador by the American Bar Association Business Law Section.

Education

  • JDUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School1999
  • BATrinity College1994

Courses Taught

  • Broker-Dealer Regulation

Expertise

  • Administrative, Regulatory, and Compliance Law|Business and Corporate Law

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