Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2001

University of Virginia, B.A., 1995


District of Columbia

New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Preetha Gist is a partner in Chapman and Cutler’s Asset Securitization Department and Banking and Financial Services Department. She joined the firm in 2012.

Preetha represents financial services organizations on transactional and regulatory matters. She has been active in advising clients in connection with financial industry regulations, and appears before regulators and lawmakers with respect to client needs and industry advocacy efforts.

Preetha has spoken on regulatory matters for the Chicago Bar Association, the Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG), International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and the Financial Markets Association (FMA).

Prior to joining the firm, Preetha was general counsel for Capital Markets at U.S. Bank. Previously she served as associate general counsel at Wachovia Corporation, and began her legal career as an associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in Washington, DC.