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Joseph M. McGill, J.D.

Joseph M. McGill
Joseph M. McGill, J.D.
Partner, Chief Compliance Officer

Joseph McGill is responsible for all of Lord Abbett’s compliance advice, monitoring, and testing in accordance with relevant U.S. federal and state regulatory agencies. Mr. McGill also serves on the firm’s Enterprise Risk Management Committee.

Mr. McGill joined Lord Abbett in 2014 and was named Partner in 2015. His previous experience includes serving as Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer at UBS Global Asset Management; Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at J.P. Morgan Fleming Asset Management; Vice President at Goldman Sachs Asset Management; Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Counsel at J. & W. Seligman & Co. Incorporated and Assistant General Counsel at Prudential Securities Incorporated. He has worked in the financial services industry since 1986.

Mr. McGill is a former member of the Thomson Reuters Compliance Editorial Board. He also collaborated in writing and advising sections of Aspen Publishers’ Investment Adviser’s Legal and Compliance Guide.

Mr. McGill is a speaker and presenter at various compliance forums, including the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Outreach Program. Mr. McGill established the Investment Management Regulatory Group, and he also actively participates on several boards and committees, including the Board of Directors National Society of Compliance Professionals (NSCP); Investment Adviser Committee; Investment Company Institute Compliance Committee; and the Investment Adviser Institute Compliance Committee.

He earned a BA from Manhattan College and a JD from New York Law School.

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