Gianluca Morello is Assistant General Counsel for Litigation for Raymond James Financial, Inc. His responsibilities include representing the company in FINRA arbitrations and managing outside counsel and advising management on a wide range of litigation matters. Before joining Raymond James in 2017, Gianluca was in private practice with Clifford Chance and Weil Gotshal & Manges in New York, and most recently with Wiand Guerra King in Tampa. His practice has included defending securities and regulatory, antitrust, and other matters and representing court-appointed receivers. He also served as Law Clerk for the Honorable Steven D. Merryday, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He graduated with a B.A. from Hamilton College and received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. Gianluca currently serves on SIFMA’s Arbitration Committee.