Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Lucy Fato is Executive Vice President & General Counsel of AIG, overseeing the Global Legal, Compliance and Regulatory functions. Prior to AIG, Lucy was Managing Director, Head of the Americas & General Counsel of Nardello & Co., a global private investigative firm headquartered in New York City.
Previously, Lucy was Executive Vice President & General Counsel of McGraw Hill Financial (now known as S&P Global). Prior to joining McGraw Hill Financial, Lucy was Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Marsh & McLennan Companies. Lucy began her legal career at the law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell where she spent fourteen years, including five as a partner in the capital markets group.
Lucy is a member of the Department of Financial Services (DFS) State Insurance Advisory Board and a member of the Advisory Board of Nardello & Co.
In 2009, Lucy was inducted into the YWCA-NYC Academy of Women Leaders. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA), a non-profit organization that works with the City of New York and local communities to maintain the park for the wellbeing of all New Yorkers. In 2015, she was RIPA’s business honoree and was namedby Ethisphere Magazine as one of the “Attorneys Who Matter” in 2015 and 2017 for her dedication to furthering corporate ethics. Lucy was recognized in 2017 as an “Outstanding Woman in the Legal Profession” by the New York County Lawyers Association.
Lucy is a frequent speaker on topics such as risk and crisis management, corporate governance, and legal and compliance operations and best practices. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in business and economics, and received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law. She is admitted to the State Bars of New York and California.