Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Mark Shelton is executive vice president and general counsel at State Street. He leads our legal, corporate administration, regulatory and security (LCARS) functions globally. Mark is a member of our Executive Committee, the company's most senior strategy and policy-making team; he also serves as State Street’s corporate secretary.
Mark is an accomplished financial institutions attorney with a commercial orientation and deep knowledge of the banking world. He built his career handling complex multi-jurisdictional regulatory and legal issues facing large global financial institutions and has more than 30 years of experience practicing law in both private practice and public sector environments.
Most recently, Mark was General Counsel for Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank where he was a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to Barclays, Mark was the Americas General Counsel and global head of Investigations at UBS. He is a former partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. Mark began his legal career in the Office of General Counsel at the Securities Exchange Commission after serving as law clerk on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Mark earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. He serves on the Board of the American Red Cross in Greater New York and the Board Executive Committee for the Saint David’s School.