Lisa Roitman

Managing Director

  • Company:Adherence LLC
  • Short Bio:Lisa L. Roitman is a Managing Director at Adherence LLC, a boutique consulting firm focused on financial compliance, legal and operational support for the investment management and broker dealer community. Prior to joining Adherence she was a marketing and business strategist for Bloomberg LP in their Enterprise Data division with a focus on regulatory compliance technology including Bloomberg’s Entity Exchange and Entity Intelligence platforms. Previously she served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Litespeed Management LLC, an SEC registered Investment Adviser and has held multiple business, legal and compliance positions both on the buy-side and on the sell-side throughout her career including Bankers Trust, UBS, HSBC and Lehman Brothers. Ms. Roitman experienced first-hand the largest US bankruptcy as Managing Director at Lehman Brothers in 2008. She then spent three years running teams tasked with working on the unwind of Lehman's derivative assets and setting up a claim and valuation process for defaulted Lehman bonds before leaving the bankrupt estate to join the hedge fund industry as a General Counsel of the Kenmar Group a Fund of Hedge Funds and managed account platform. In addition to being a member of the Board of Directors of the Hedge Fund Association and the New York Alternative Investments Roundtable, Ms. Roitman was a member of Bloomberg’s Compliance Working Group and Crypto Currency Product working group. She is a member of Women in Derivatives and 100 Women in Finance. Ms. Roitman has been active in the Managed Futures Association and has spoken at various Bloomberg LP, Bloomberg BNA, Hedge Fund Association, Operations for Alternatives, Fund Finance Association and Hellenic Banking Association events and hosted a monthly webinar series on global regulatory compliance topics for Bloomberg. Ms. Roitman earned her LLM in International Banking Law from the Morin Center for Banking Law Studies at Boston University School of Law; her JD from New England Law and her BA from Mount Holyoke College. She is an active mentor having lectured at Barnard College and at Pace Law School and currently mentors active service men and women looking to transition to the private sector through American Corporate Partnership.
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