Linda M. French is Associate Chief Counsel with ICI Global, where she advocates on global policy issues impacting regulated funds and their asset managers and investors. Among other responsibilities, she leads ICI’s efforts related to policymaking activity around sustainable investing. Before joining the Institute in 2015, Ms. French was an Associate at Vedder Price PC, where she represented investment companies, investment advisers, and mutual fund independent directors. From 2010 to 2013, she served as an attorney for the US Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Enforcement. Before practicing law, Ms. French held various positions at T. Rowe Price in operations, compliance, and legal. Ms. French graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law, summa cum laude, and received a BA from the University of Maryland, College Park.