Gavin M. Meyers is a securities lawyer who advises broker-dealers and investment advisers regarding compliance with federal securities laws and the rules of self-regulatory organizations. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, he was Principal Counsel in the Office of General Counsel of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) where he advised FINRA senior management and various FINRA departments on regulatory policy initiatives and rule proposals.
In his prior role, Gavin also provided interpretive guidance on FINRA rules involving a broad range of issues and obligations such as suitability, know-your-customer (KYC), supervision, and cybersecurity. Prior to his role in FINRA's Office of General Counsel, Gavin conducted insider trading investigations for FINRA’s Office of Fraud Detection and Market Intelligence (OFDMI). He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on suitability and fiduciary obligations of securities industry professionals.
During law school, Gavin served as a law clerk in the Office of General Counsel of a large financial firm where he worked on issues affecting broker-dealers and investment advisers, as well as issues concerning general corporate governance. Prior to law school, Gavin worked as a portfolio analyst for a financial services company headquartered in Chicago.
Georgetown University Law Center, 2017, LL.M., Securities and Financial Regulation