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November 14 Thursday

Chirelstein Colloquium: "A Conversation with Michael Held, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York"

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:00PM - 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 122
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Lunch will be available starting at 12:00 pm; the talk will begin at 12:15 pm.

Please RSVP to the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law by Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Sponsored by the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, Yale Law & Business Society, and Career Development Office.


Michael Held is general counsel and executive vice president of the Legal Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He oversees the day-to-day operations of the group, which include Legal, Bank Applications, Compliance, the Corporate Secretary's Office, Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Unit, and Records Management. He is also a member of the Bank's Management Committee. In addition, he serves as deputy general counsel of the Federal Open Market Committee.

Mr. Held joined the New York Fed in 1998 as a staff attorney. He has been deputy general counsel and a senior vice president in the Legal Group where he established and managed the corporate affairs division and advised senior management on corporate governance, ethics and conflicts of interest, employment law and a host of other matters affecting the New York Fed. He has also been corporate secretary for the New York Fed where he advised the New York Fed's board of directors regarding its oversight responsibilities during and after the financial crisis and served as the New York Fed's representative on the Presidential Transition Team in connection with Secretary Timothy Geithner's nomination and confirmation as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

Prior to joining the New York Fed, Mr. Held was an associate at McDermott, Will & Emery, LLP in the litigation department and prior to that, he was an associate at Kaye Scholer LLP in the labor and employment department.

Mr. Held holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University in Human Service Studies and a juris doctor degree from New York University School of Law.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law

Yale Law & Business Society

Career Development Office