Eric D. Roiter
Lecturer in Law
From 1997 to June 2008, Mr. Roiter served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMR Co.), headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the investment adviser arm of Fidelity Investments, the nation’s largest mutual fund group and one of the leading providers of financial services. As General Counsel, Mr. Roiter was responsible for supervising and providing legal advice and representation for all aspects of Fidelity’s mutual fund business. From 1985 to 1997, Mr. Roiter was a corporate partner with Debevoise & Plimpton, specializing in securities and financial services law. Prior to joining Debevoise & Plimpton, Mr. Roiter was with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., serving in various legal positions, including Assistant General Counsel from 1979 to 1981.
Mr. Roiter teaches Government Regulation of Financial Services in the J.D. program and Corporations in the Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law.