Jane Shahmanesh


BA, Barnard College
JD, American University

Jane Shahmanesh joined Haub Law as an Adjunct Professor in 2015 and teaches in the areas of financial and securities law. Professor Shahmanesh is the founder of Adherence, LLC, a regulatory compliance consulting firm that focuses on financial services firms. Prior to Adherence, Jane worked as an in-house legal and compliance lawyer for a Who’s Who list of prominent financial institutions. These previous positions included Lehman Brothers, where she counseled the bankrupt entity’s derivative unwind, Goldman Sachs & Co., where she ran a division of their Compliance Department, Credit Suisse, where she served as interim legal manager for CSAM and its hedge fund businesses, Citibank where she was the General Counsel to the Private Bank, and Deutsche Asset Management (Legacy Bankers Trust) where she supervised the Legal and Compliance Department. She was also a Partner at McGuireWoods, LLP, one of the nation’s largest law firms.