Dean Pinto is a Managing Director in the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Legal and Compliance Division and heads the Traditional and Digital Investment Product legal coverage team in addition to serving as the legal representative to the firm’s Global Product Committee. He previously managed the Investment Advisory and Retirement legal coverage teams. Dean joined Morgan Stanley in 2005 and spent 4 years working on creating and integrating the Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Joint Venture. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley he worked as a product tax lawyer for MassMutual Financial and Prudential Financial focusing on retirement products. Mr. Pinto earned his JD from Quinnipiac University in 1997.