Mr. Hammerman is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of SIFMA, the leading trade association for the financial services industry. Since 2004, Mr. Hammerman has overseen SIFMA’s legal advocacy efforts and outside counsel relationships. Prior to joining SIFMA, Mr. Hammerman was a partner of Clifford Chance, the global law firm, where over a 19-year period he represented the financial services industry on a wide variety of securities regulatory and enforcement matters. Mr. Hammerman received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1985 and received a B.A. from Emory University in 1982. He and his wife, Karen, live in Park City, Utah.