Faculty: Jennifer Marietta-Westberg

Marietta-Westberg150Jennifer Marietta-Westberg is a senior economist at Cornerstone Research, based in the firm’s Washington DC office. She addresses allegations relating to financial reporting, asset management, trading, and mergers and acquisitions for clients involved in litigation or regulatory investigations. The matters she works on pertain to reporting companies, broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment advisors, and individuals. She has also served as an expert on ERISA matters.

Dr. Marietta-Westberg worked for ten years at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several capacities. She served as the deputy chief economist and deputy director of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) from 2013 to 2016. At the SEC, Dr. Marietta-Westberg managed the provision of economic analysis in support of Commission policy and rulemaking in the areas of asset management, broker-dealers, credit rating agencies, and market microstructure. She oversaw many of DERA’s economic analyses in support of international initiatives.

Prior to joining the SEC, Dr. Marietta-Westberg was an assistant professor at Michigan State University. Her research has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Corporate Finance, European Financial Management, the Journal of Behavioral Finance, and the Journal of Business Ethics. She earned her B.A. in mathematics with honors from the University of Southern Connecticut and her Ph.D. in finance from the University of Iowa.

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When: Thursday, May 10, 2018
7:00 am - 8:15 am (breakfast & check-in)
8:15 am - 5:00 pm (followed by cocktail party)
Where: Fairmont Hotel (details, map)
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San Francisco, California 94108
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