Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Sichel held senior positions at several large financial institutions, including most recently as General Counsel of a $20 billion registered investment adviser, where he led a team of legal, compliance and risk professionals. In addition, he was an executive director in the legal department at a global financial services firm, where he was responsible for providing ERISA advice to the derivatives, prime brokerage, advisory and other businesses. Mr. Sichel also served as internal ERISA counsel for a New York-based global investment bank.
PublicationsMr. Sichel is the co-author of a 2014 guidebook OTC Derivatives Clearing, The Guide for Corporate DB Pension Plans aimed at helping corporate pension plans navigate the complexities of trading derivatives post the Dodd-Frank Act.