Jeffrey S. Davis

Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, NASDAQ

Jeffrey Davis joined the NASD (now FINRA) in 1996, and moved to NASDAQ in 2000 when it was spun off and brought public. Jeff currently serves as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel under Ed Knight where is responsible for managing legal support of NASDAQ’s regulated markets in the US and globally. Jeff’s team works with regulators for equities, options, futures and fixed income, including the SEC, CFTC, Treasury Department and Federal Reserve. Jeff’s team focuses particularly on exchange regulation, market structure and their impact on our GTMS, GIS and listings businesses. At the NASD, Jeff served in the Office of General Counsel where he participated in disciplinary proceedings involving NASD members. Jeff drafted SRO rules, represented the NASD before the SEC in appeals and in federal court appeals, and supported senior management on member and market regulation initiatives. Jeff holds a B.S. from the State University of New York at Binghamton. After receiving a JD from the University of Chicago School of Law, Jeff clerked for a federal judge in Dallas, Texas.