Laura Forman

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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Federal Reserve Bank of New York


Laura Forman is currently an attorney in the legal group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She provides legal support to the operations areas of the Bank; and in particular, the Bank’s Wholesale Product Office in its management, operations, support, and maintenance of the Fedwire Securities Service. She also provides legal support for the Bank’s fiscal agency services provided to the U.S. government, government-sponsored enterprises, and international organizations.


Ms. Forman joined the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as an attorney in 2013. She earned her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2004 after receiving a bachelor of science degree in geological sciences from the University of Michigan in 1996. She is a member of the New York bar.


After completing her law degree, Ms. Forman joined the law firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. As an associate at Cleary Gottlieb, Ms. Forman’s practice included corporate and financial transactions and regulatory matters, primarily commercial financing, secured transactions, creditors’ rights, and brokerdealer regulation. She has spoken at several privately sponsored educational programs on specific topics on Article 8 and Article 9 of the UCC. She is a member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section.


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