Robert L.D. Colby is the Chief Legal Officer of FINRA, Robert Colby oversees FINRA’s rulemaking, interpretive and corporate legal functions, as well as Advertising, Corporate Financing and Dispute Resolution Departments, and FINRA’s Hearings and Appellate Offices. Colby received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School. Before joining FINRA, Mr. Colby was a partner in the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, as well as served as Deputy Director in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Trading and Markets.