We are pleased to announce that Troy A. Paredes has joined PwC as a senior strategy and policy advisor in our Financial Services Regulatory Practice. He will advise client boards of directors and senior executives with regard to business strategy, governance, risk management, and other areas.
Troy was a Commissioner at the Securities and Exchange Commission for five years, from August 2008 until August 2013. He served throughout the financial crisis and during Dodd-Frank's implementation.
Before becoming an SEC Commissioner, Troy was a professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis and a professor of business at Washington University's Olin Business School (by courtesy). Previously, he was a corporate lawyer at several prominent law firms, including O'Melveny & Myers, Steptoe & Johnson, and Irell & Manella.
Troy holds a bachelor's degree in economics from UC Berkeley and earned his JD from Yale Law School. He is the author of numerous articles on financial regulation, corporate governance, innovation, and behavioral economics. He also is a co-author of a multi-volume treatise on securities regulation.