Jones Day partner Matthew Martel elected to Structured Finance Association Board of Directors

Matthew Martel, a partner in the Financial Markets Practice in the Boston Office, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Structured Finance Association ("SFA"), the preeminent industry association focused on structured finance.

Mr. Martel has more than 20 years of experience representing financial institution clients in a broad range of disputes including securities litigation, litigation arising from mergers and acquisitions, government and self-regulatory organization investigations and enforcement actions, and bankruptcy matters. He works with commercial and investment banks, trustee banks and other custodial institutions, investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, and other private equity funds. Clients value equally his creative approaches to litigation avoidance and his ability to obtain successful outcomes in high-stakes litigation.

His representations include significant matters involving the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission), CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau), OCC (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency), Department of the Treasury, Department of Commerce, FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), and state securities and consumer regulators.

SFA's members include more than 350 banks, asset managers, and other institutional market participants. The Board oversees all of SFA's activities including directing policy initiatives, advising on advocacy efforts, and organizing educational events, while ensuring that SFA fairly represents the full spectrum of views of its members.

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