Tammy Botsford

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Tammy Botsford
Occupation Executive Director
Employer J.P. Morgan
Location New York, NY

Tammy Botsford is executive director at JPMorgan. She was previously vice president and assistant general counsel at the company, having joined in that role in March 2013.

She was previously senior vice president and general counsel at Penson Futures, and then joined Knight Futures when Penson was sold to Knight in August 2012. [1]


Botsford began her career at Value Line, Inc. and moved from there to positions at Goldman Sachs and Smith Barney. She worked for 10 years at Morgan Stanley most recently as vice president and counsel with responsibility for futures and commodities sales and trading support before moving to the Futures Industry Association in 2008. At the FIA, Botsford was responsible for facilitating the industry's legislative and regulatory initiatives including lobbying congress on energy and regulatory reform as well as corporate law issues.

Botsford is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Center for Association Leadership and continues to be involved with the Futures Industry Association.


Botsford graduated from Montclair State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish. She went on to receive her law degree from Fordham University School of Law in 2004.

John Lothian News Interview[edit]

Tammy Botsford, vice president and deputy general counsel at Penson Futures, spoke with John Lothian News (JLN) editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf about the Dodd-Frank Act and the current status of the reform process. Botsford also spoke about rule proposals on position limits, credit ratings and segregated funds, as well as the costs of regulation and how new rules will likely be rolled out for market participants. Published July 6, 2011.


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