September 20, 2012

MSRB Names Goldsholle General Counsel

Current VP and associate general counsel at FINRA to join MSRB in late October

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) announced Thursday that Gary L. Goldsholle will be joining the organization as general counsel, overseeing legal activities including market regulation, professional qualifications, enforcement support and corporate governance.

Goldsholle currently serves as vice president and associate general counsel for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), where he is responsible for regulatory policy and rule development. Prior to joining FINRA in 1997, Goldsholle worked in the Office of the Chief Counsel, Division of Trading and Markets at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). He began his legal career as an associate at Steptoe & Johnson.

“Gary is an outstanding lawyer with substantial knowledge of self-regulatory organizations and financial regulation,” said MSRB Executive Director Lynnette Kelly, in a statement. “As general counsel, Gary will ensure that our legal activities and operations are consistent with all our mission-based activities and as we implement rulemaking, market transparency and outreach initiatives to promote a fair and efficient municipal market.”

Goldsholle received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a law degree from the University of Chicago Law School.

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