Martin E. Lybecker is a partner in the firm's Business practice. Martin is
considered to have been a leader in the development of the legal theories with regard
to the substantial growth of bank securities activities. He also has
considerable experience representing the insurance industry in disputes over the
authority of banks to engage in insurance underwriting activities.
Martin serves as
counsel to investment companies and their independent directors, investment
advisers, broker-dealers, depository institutions and their holding companies,
insurance companies and several financial services trade associations. Martin is one of the leading practitioners in counseling family offices about their status and transactions under the Federal securities laws. Martin is a former Chair of the ABA Section of Business Law, and of its Committee on Banking Law.
Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, 2001-2010
Partner, Ropes & Gray, 1987-2001
Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath, 1981-1987
Associate Director, SEC Division of Investment Management, 1978-1981
Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Division of Investment Management, 1972-1975
Law Professor, Georgetown (1974-1975, 1980), State University of New York at Buffalo (1975-1977), Duke (1977-1978, University of North Carolina (1977), Duke 2000-2015, Georgetown (2015- )