Jacqueline Marie Rugart is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Financial Institutions Industry Group.

Ms. Rugart advises on registration and compliance matters for broker-dealers, investment advisors, and securities market regulation, as well as transactional aspects of derivatives products. Ms. Rugart’s regulatory practice covers a wide range of broker-dealer regulatory matters, including FINRA membership applications, FINRA and SEC compliance enforcement, cross-border broker-dealer activities, and FINRA and SEC rule changes and developments. She also regularly advises a wide array of clients with respect to various reporting requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  Ms. Rugart also has experience with commercial paper offerings and asset securitization programs.


Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2017
  • LL.M., University of Pennsylvania, 2015
  • LLB, Law & Accountancy, University of Edinburgh, 2014