Adam Cooper is Chief Legal Officer of Citadel. He is responsible for overseeing Citadel’s global Legal, Compliance, Transaction Management and Regulatory Affairs functions. Mr. Cooper is a member of Citadel’s Portfolio Committee. Prior to joining Citadel in 1999, he was a Partner with the Chicago law firm of Katten Muchin & Zavis (now known as Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP). Mr. Cooper is a member of the Financial Markets Working Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He is also a member of the Leadership Board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness and participates on the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, an independent, bipartisan policy task force. Mr. Cooper previously served two terms as Chairman of the Managed Funds Association, the hedge fund industry’s trade association. He has testified before the Senate Banking Committee, the House of Lords, the European Central Banking Supervision Committee, and is a frequent speaker on industry matters. Mr. Cooper also serves on the Northwestern University School of Law Board and the Children’s Memorial Foundation Board. Mr. Cooper received a bachelor’s degree from The University of Michigan and received a law degree from Northwestern University School of Law.