Alex Spiro is PNC’s Deputy General Counsel responsible for leading legal support for its Corporate & Institutional Bank and several related areas. He joined PNC in 2013, following a decade at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he led a global team of legal professionals and served in many roles including as Global Head of Bank Finance Legal and also as General Counsel for Latin America. Alex is a 30-year industry veteran and started his legal career at Sidley & Austin. He has a JD from Georgetown Law, and an AB in political science from Columbia University. Alex serves on the boards of The Loan Syndications & Trading Association and The Warhol museum.
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