Ilene Marquardt is a Managing Director and General Counsel for Wealth Management USA (ad interim). In this role, Ilene is responsible for coordinating and supervising the provision of legal coverage and advice for the Wealth Management USA businesses.
Ilene also holds the position of Head of Regulatory and Other Investigations for WM USA. In that role, Ilene supervises the attorneys and other professionals who handle significant regulatory and internal investigations, and coordinates with the Litigation function for UBS Region Americas.
She is a member of the WM USA Management Committee, the Region Americas Legal Executive Committee, and the Global Litigation Management Committee.
In January 2018, Ilene was appointed to the FINRA National Adjudicatory Council (NAC) for a four-year term. The NAC is a FINRA Committee that reviews initial decisions rendered in FINRA disciplinary and membership proceedings.
Prior to joining UBS predecessor firm PaineWebber in 1994, Ilene was a Litigation Associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in New York, where she specialized in securities enforcement litigation. She graduated from New York University School of Law in 1988 and Northwestern University in 1985.
Ilene is a frequent speaker on industry panels on such topics as regulatory and internal investigations, securities enforcement matters, e-discovery and in-house legal representation.