Lucy Fato is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of AIG, overseeing the Legal, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs functions. Prior to AIG, Lucy was Head of the Americas and General Counsel of Nardello & Co.
Previously, Lucy was Executive Vice President & General Counsel of McGraw Hill Financial (now known as S&P Global). Prior to joining McGraw Hill Financial, Lucy was Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Marsh & McLennan Companies. Lucy began her legal career at the law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell where she spent fourteen years, including five as a partner in the capital markets group.
In 2009, Lucy was inducted into the YWCA-NYC Academy of Women Leaders. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA), a non-profit organization that works with the City of New York and local communities to maintain the park for the wellbeing of all New Yorkers. In 2015, she was RIPA’s business honoree and was named by Ethisphere Magazine as one of the “Attorneys Who Matter” in 2015 and 2017 for her dedication to corporate ethics.
Lucy is a frequent speaker on topics such as risk and crisis management, corporate governance, and legal and compliance best practices. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in business and economics, and received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law.