Anna T. Pinedo

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Anna T. Pinedo

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington, District Of Columbia 20052

Anna T. Pinedo is a partner and the co-head of the global Capital Markets Group at Mayer Brown LLP in New York. Ms. Pinedo has concentrated her practice on securities and derivatives. She represents issuers, investment banks/financial intermediaries, and investors in financing transactions, including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, as well as structured notes and other hybrid and structured products.

Ms. Pinedo is a member of the American Bar Association's Committee on the Federal Regulation of Securities, a member of the subcommittee on Disclosure and Continuous Reporting, vice-chair of the subcommittee on Securities Registration, and a member of the task force on the future of securities regulation. She has participated in the drafting committee for the ABA's comment letters on such topics as securities offering reform, revisions to accelerated filing, smaller public company proposals, and various JOBS Act related matters. Ms. Pinedo also is a member of the ABA Committee on the Regulation of Futures and Derivatives Instruments. Ms. Pinedo is a chair of the Structured Products Association Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Executive Committee. She is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association's Mortgage REIT Council and a member of the MBA's Secondary & Capital Markets Committee.

Ms. Pinedo is ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global 2018, Chambers USA 2018, Best Lawyers in America 2017, IFLR1000 2018 and Super Lawyers 2018 and is recommended by Legal 500 US 2018. She is also listed in Euromoney's Expert Guide for Capital Markets; Expert's Guide for Banking, Finance and Transactional Law for Structured Finance and Securitization; the Expert Guide for Women in Business Law; Crain's New York Business “Forty Under 40”; Investment Dealer's Digest “Forty Under 40”; and Hispanic Business' “100 Most Influential Hispanics.” Ms. Pinedo received the Burton Award for Legal Achievement in 2007, 2009 and 2011, which honors excellence in legal writing. She was also a winner of the 2013 and 2018 Euromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards as the Leading Lawyer in the Americas in the category of structured finance, which includes securitization and derivatives. Ms. Pinedo was a recipient of the Lexology Client Choice Award for Capital Markets in 2016 and 2017 and for Derivatives in 2018. She was named a JD Supra Top Author for their 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards in the securities category. Ms. Pinedo was also named SRP Americas 2018 Personality of the Year by

Ms. Pinedo has been included in Best Lawyers in America, Euromoney's Expert Guide for Capital Markets and the Expert Guide for Women in Business Law, Super Lawyers, Crain's New York Business "Forty Under 40," Investment Dealer's Digest "Forty Under 40", and Hispanic Business's "100 Most Influential Hispanics." She has been ranked by Chambers USA as one of America's leading capital markets-derivatives and capital markets-structured products lawyers and has been recognized as a notable lawyer for financial services regulation-broker dealer (compliance). Chambers Global has ranked Ms. Pinedo as one of the world's leading lawyers (recommended in capital markets-structured products). She also has been cited as a recommended lawyer for capital markets in the IFLR1000 Guide to Leading Lawyers and as a recommended lawyer by Legal 500 US for her work in capital markets debt, equity, and global offerings; structured finance; and REITs.

Ms. Pinedo is a member of the George Washington University Center for Law, Economics & Finance Advisory Board. She is a member of the Visiting Committee of the Law School of the University of Chicago. Ms. Pinedo was a member of the University of Chicago Legal Forum during her time at the University of Chicago Law School.

Anna Pinedo is the co-author of JOBS Act Quick Start, published by International Financial Law Review (2013; updated 2014, 2016); a contributor to OTC Derivatives Regulation Under Dodd-Frank: A Guide to Registration, Reporting, Business Conduct, and Clearing (Thomson Reuters, first ed. 2014, second ed. 2015, third ed. 2016, fourth ed. 2017); co-author of Considerations for Foreign Banks Financing in the US, published by International Financial Law Review (2012; updated 2014, 2016); Liability Management: An Overview (2011, updated 2015), published by International Financial Law Review; co-author of Covered Bonds Handbook, published by Practising Law Institute (2010, updated 2012-2014); co-author of the treatise Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings, published by Practising Law Institute (2009, second ed. 2011, updated 2014, third ed. 2017); and co-author of BNA Tax and Accounting Portfolio: SEC Reporting Issues for Foreign Private Issuers (BNA Accounting Policy and Practice Series, 2009, second ed. 2012, updated 2016). Anna is also a contributing author to Broker-Dealer Regulation (2011, second ed. 2012), published by Practising Law Institute. She co-authored "The Approaches to Bank Resolution," a chapter in Bank Resolution: The European Regime (Oxford University Press, 2016). Anna contributed to The Future of Bank Funding and Capital: Solutions for Issuers, Opportunities for Investors (IFR Market Intelligence, 2009). Additionally, Anna co-authored "The Ties that Bind: The Prime-Brokerage Regulation," a chapter in Global Financial Crisis (Globe Law and Business, 2009); "The Law: Legal and Regulatory Framework," a chapter in PIPEs: A Guide to Private Investments in Public Equity (Bloomberg, 2006); and "The Impact Security: Reimagining the Nonprofit Capital Market," a chapter in What Matters: Investing in Results to Build Strong, Vibrant Communities (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Nonprofit Finance Fund, 2017). Anna is a contributor to Practising Law lnstitute's "BD/IA: Regulation in Focus" blog. 

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BS, Georgetown University; JD, University of Chicago Law School