Patrick Cox is Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Advice, Litigation & Contracts in Compliance, Legal & Risk at LPL Financial. Patrick leads a group of attorneys and legal professionals who support a variety of business needs though advice, advocacy, government relations, early dispute resolution and vendor and sponsor contracting. Prior to joining LPL, Patrick was Chief Counsel for The Personal Advisors Group and Chief Privacy Officer at Ameriprise Financial and a Vice President and Senior Counsel at Morgan Stanley. Patrick is a past chair of SIFMA’s Privacy Subcommittee and a past chair of the Financial Services Roundtable/BITS Operations and Technology Working Group. Previously, Patrick practiced law in New York where he worked as a prosecutor in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, a law clerk at the U.S. Court of International Trade, and an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law before entering private practice. Patrick graduated from Fordham University School of Law and Loyola Marymount University.