Mestel & Company Places Financial Services Partner Susan Gault-Brown at Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Susan Gault-Brown joins as Financial Services Partner at firm’s Washington, D.C. office

Mestel & Company, a national leader in legal recruitment and strategic consulting founded in 1987, announces the placement of Susan Gault-Brown as a partner in the Financial Services Group of Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office. Karen Pate, Senior Director at Mestel & Company’s Washington, D.C. office, led the search with the assistance of Geraldine Reich, Senior Search Consultant, in New York.

“Collaborating with MoFo in this successful search was a pleasure,” said Joan Davison, President and CEO of Mestel & Company, a company of HCMC Legal, Inc. “We are excited to find exceptional legal talent that further bolsters the firm’s investment management practice and aligns well with its culture and growth initiatives.”    

“We are pleased to have Susan join our team, as she will share her investment management expertise and add significant value to our global finance group,” said Gary Lee, co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Finance Department.

“Bringing Susan aboard reflects our commitment to strengthening our presence in Washington, D.C. and successfully meeting our clients’ needs,” added Joseph Palmore, managing partner of Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office and co-chair of the Appellate and Supreme Court Group.

Ms. Gault-Brown has deep expertise in investment management, FinTech, and financial services and will focus her practice on these industries. She advises investment advisers, exempt reporting advisers, broker-dealers, funding portals, private funds, commodity trading advisors, commodity pool operators, FinTech companies, and cryptocurrency and blockchain companies on regulatory, transactional, and counseling matters involving the securities and derivatives laws. She also provides advice on exemptions, no-action letters, and other forms of regulatory relief. Ms. Gault-Brown earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, M.A. from Washington University, and B.A. from Duke University.

Morrison & Foerster LLP is an international law firm with 16 offices located throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe. The firm has over 950 lawyers who advise clients across a range of industries and practices, including intellectual property, patent litigation, corporate/M&A, business restructuring, and securities.

About Mestel & Company (An HCMC Legal Company)

Founded in 1987, Mestel & Company is a national leader in attorney recruitment and strategic consulting. We specialize in advancing the careers of individual associates, of counsel, partners, in-house counsel as well as facilitating the movement of groups and complex law firm mergers. Our deep experience and dedication to honesty, candor, and integrity set us apart from our competitors. Mestel & Company is part of HCMC Legal, Inc., the only 100% employee owned company in the legal staffing industry, which ensures that each of our recruiters, as an owner, provides best in class service and is committed to the needs and success of our attorneys. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Mestel.

Press Contact:
Alison Chin, Executive Director of Marketing, Mestel & Company
achin(at) | 646-356-0502

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