David Aman is a Senior Advisor in Risk Oversight and Operational Regulation department (ROOR) within Member Regulation at FINRA, where he advises ROOR examination and policy staff on legal issues and the development, interpretation and application of financial, operational and margin rules. Mr. Aman was formerly a counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton and a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. Mr. Aman’s practice was focused on broker/dealer and margin regulation, financial institution insolvency and commercial law, securities finance transactions, and the structuring of financial products and transactions to address regulatory requirements and insolvency risk. He received a B.A. in math and philosophy from Rice University, a M.A. in philosophy from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.