Jonathan R. Paret

Senior Policy Advisor and
Legislative Counsel
202-974-5976
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Mr. Paret services a variety of financial services clients at RR&G for both legislative and regulatory needs. He develops and implements legislative strategies in close consultation with clients; and builds coalitions to facilitate their success. Most recently, he has been engaged in work on Dodd/Frank and the vast regulatory aftermath stemming from passage of the legislation.

Mr. Paret served as Vice-President and Legislative Counsel and principal securities lobbyist for the Securities Industry Association for nearly two decades. Mr. Paret played a significant role in the development and shaping of a broad range of legislation including Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act, National Securities Markets Improvement Act, Commodity Futures Modernization Act, as well as legislative and other activities affecting market structure, mutual funds and hedge and private equity funds.

He has also served as a consultant to Miller and Chevalier, where he was primarily responsible for a document analyzing European Union regulation of financial services including banks, securities firms, insurance companies, accounting firms as well as pension, commodity, hedge and private equity funds.

Mr. Paret received his B.A. (Cum Laude) from Colgate University and his J.D. from the Boalt Hall School at the University of California at Berkeley.