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Paul Schott StevensPaul Schott Stevens

President and CEO
Investment Company Institute

Paul Schott Stevens has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute since June 2004. He also is a director of ICI Mutual Insurance Co. From 1993 to 1997, he was ICI's General Counsel. Outside ICI, Stevens' career has included varied roles in private law practice, as corporate counsel, and in government service. From 1999 to 2004, he was a leader of the financial services practice of Dechert LLP, an international law firm. He was general counsel for mutual funds and international enterprise at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. in San Francisco from 1997-99. Earlier in his career, he was a partner and associate of Dickstein Shapiro & Morin in Washington. Between 1985 and 1989, Stevens served as Special Assistant for National Security Affairs to President Reagan, as Executive Secretary and Legal Adviser of the National Security Council, and in other senior positions at the White House and the Pentagon. Upon leaving government service, he received the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, DOD's highest civilian decoration. A Scholar of the House at Yale University, Stevens received his B.A., magna cum laude, in 1974; he received a J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1978.



Modified: 04/09/2009