Ellen Glaessner

General Counsel

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Ellen Glaessner is General Counsel for TD Bank, N.A. She is a leader with experience helping financial services companies build their business while navigating the complex legal and regulatory landscape. In her role with TD Bank, she leads a hardworking, innovative team that provides prompt, practical and business-oriented legal advice to the company’s various business lines to help them as they roll out new products, implement regulations, and address consumer and business needs.

TD entered the U.S. market in 2005 and since then has grown into the seventh largest bank in the United States. In her prior role as TD’s Managing Counsel for the Retail Businesses, including Card, Corporate, Commercial, Retail, TD Auto Finance, and Wealth, Ellen and her legal team provided strategic advice that helped the businesses grow and deliver on their commitment to customers, while remaining within TD Bank’s risk appetite.

Ellen joined the Bank in 2013 to assist TD’s U.S. Wealth business launch its new wealth offerings, and in 2014, she was promoted to manage the Retail legal issues in addition to Wealth legal issues.

Ellen has more than 25 years of legal experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining TD Bank, she worked for Chase, Citibank, Morgan Stanley, and ING, assisting firms to develop and grow Wealth and Retail Securities businesses, focusing on brokerage, investment advisory, insurance, and deposit and lending offerings.

Ellen graduated from Wellesley College with a B.A. in Economics and History and earned her J.D. from Columbia University. She is admitted to the Bars of the State of New York, the State of New Jersey, and the State of Texas.