David C. Phelan

David Phelan is an executive vice president and general counsel at State Street.

David C. Phelan

David Phelan

David Phelan is an executive vice president and general counsel at State Street. He leads our legal, corporate administration, regulatory and security (LCARS) functions globally. David is also a part of our Management Committee.

David joined State Street from the Boston office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, where he was a senior partner for more than a decade and practiced corporate law with a special focus on the investment management industry, securities law compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. Through private practice and serving as general counsel at State Street, he has significant asset servicing, asset management, corporate and securities law experience.

David is a member of the New York and Massachusetts Bar Associations. He received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Tulane University Law School, where he was an editor of the Tulane Law Review. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College and a Master of Arts degree from Brown University.