Stacey Friedman is Executive Vice President and General Counsel for JPMorgan Chase & Co. She also serves as a member of the firm's Operating Committee.
Most recently, Friedman was the Deputy General Counsel for the firm and the General Counsel for the Corporate & Investment Bank. She joined the company in 2012 from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where she was a partner in the firm's Litigation Group, working on complex commercial litigation, including securities, class action, derivatives, bankruptcy, antitrust and employment. In this role, Friedman spent a year working with JPMorgan Chase full-time as one of the principal architects of the firm's mortgage-backed securities litigation defense. She also served as a key advisor to the firm in its acquisition of assets from Washington Mutual.
Friedman is one of the industry's leading experts in securities litigation, and the investigations and enforcement proceedings relating to these matters. She brings tremendous experience working with the financial services industry and has represented numerous clients in federal and state litigation across complex commercial matters, including securities, class action, derivatives, bankruptcy, antitrust and employment litigation.
Prior to joining Sullivan & Cromwell, Friedman was a clerk for the Honorable Gary L. Taylor, United States District Court, Central District of California. She received her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and J.D. from Duke University School of Law. Prior to law school, she worked for Senator Dianne Feinstein.
Friedman currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, with her wife and two children.