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Leadership

David Phelan

David Phelan
Executive Vice President

David Phelan is executive vice president for State Street.

Most recently, David led our legal, corporate administration, regulatory and security (LCARS) functions globally.

David joined us 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 Juris Doctor 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.