Donald R. Sutherland is a Senior Vice President and Senior Company Counsel in the Legal Department of Wells Fargo & Company. He has been employed by Wells Fargo since 2004 supporting its retail brokerage line of business. He provides legal advice and counsel to retail brokerage regarding lending and banking cross-sell, Reg. T securities-based lending programs, and retirement plan consulting programs. He also provides advice regarding the brokerage cash sweep programs. He was previously in private practice at a Virginia law firm focusing on corporate and securities law. Donald received his J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Pepperdine University and a B.A. with honors from Virginia Commonwealth University. He also holds a M.A. from the University of Virginia.