Senior Lecturing Fellow
Martin E. Lybecker is a partner in Perkins Coie LLP. His area of specialization includes representing investment companies (and their boards of trustees), investment advisers, broker-dealers, depository institutions, insurance companies, and several financial services trade associations. He received a B.B.A. in Accounting (1967) and a J.D. (1970) from the University of Washington, an LL.M. (in Taxation) (1971) from New York University, and an LL.M. (1973) from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Graduate Fellow of the Center for the Study of Financial Institutions and the Securities Markets. Mr. Lybecker has been a Senior Lecturing Fellow in Law since 2000.
Before joining Perkins Coie LLP in 2010, Mr. Lybecker was a partner located in the Washington, D.C. offices of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (2002-2010), Ropes & Gray LLP (1987 - 2002), and Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (1981- 1987), and served as Associate Director of the Division of Investment Management at the Securities and Exchange Commission (1978 - 1981). Mr. Lybecker has been a lecturer in law at at Georgetown University, the State University of New York at Buffalo, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was Chair of the Committee on Banking Law from 2002 - 2005, was Chair of the Committee on Developments in Investment Services from 1994 - 2002, was a member of the Council governing the ABA Section of Business Law (2005-2009), and is now Vice-Chair of the Section. Mr. Lybecker has served as a member on the ABA Presidential Task Forces on the Gatekeeper Regulation and the Profession since 2001, and on Financial Markets Regulatory Reform since 2008. He holds membership in the American Law Institute, and has been Profiled in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Investment Management, and been selected by peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, Mutual Fund Law, Banking Law.