ConvergEx Taps SocGen Vet As General Counsel

Aug 10 2012 | 11:22am ET

Tech company ConvergEx Group has appointed Steven P. Heineman as general counsel. He also joins the firm’s executive committee.

Heineman comes to ConvergEx from Société Générale where he most recently was general counsel in the Americas region, overseeing the legal and compliance coverage of the firm’s financing, derivatives, equities and fixed income sales and trading, FX, commodities and investment banking activities. Prior to that, he served as director of litigation and regulatory affairs for Société Générale’s U.S. business lines. Heineman also spent eight years as a litigator at Debevoise & Plimpton and more than three years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

“Steven brings with him extensive legal experience and a keen understanding of our many businesses,” said Joseph M. Velli, chairman and chief executive officer of ConvergEx Group. “Over the course of his career he has proven to be an excellent advisor and we are very pleased to welcome him to our organization."




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