Elisabeth Fandetti Craig joined Signal Hill in 2016 as General Counsel. Prior to Signal Hill, Ms. Craig worked in the Corporate Legal Department at Legg Mason & Co., LLC, focusing on corporate governance and registration-related matters for Legg Mason and its worldwide subsidiaries.
Ms. Craig held several senior positions at Legg Mason, including Associate General Counsel and Director, Corporate Legal, where she focused on public company reporting issues, corporate governance matters and worked directly with the company’s independent board of directors; Compliance Director and Associate General Counsel, Global Compliance, where she was responsible for corporate compliance and regulatory affairs; and Compliance Director and Associate General Counsel, Regulatory Affairs, where she headed the regulatory department of the company’s former broker dealer subsidiary, Legg Mason Wood Walker, Incorporated.
Prior to joining Legg Mason, Ms. Craig worked for AllfirstBank in Baltimore, Maryland, where she served as the Chief Compliance Officer and Brokerage Counsel for the bank’s broker dealer subsidiary. Before working in-house, Ms. Craig worked in private practice in the Baltimore office of Saul Ewing, LLP, where she was an associate in the securities litigation group.
Ms. Craig received a J.D. with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law and a B.A. with honors from Skidmore College. Ms. Craig is a former board member for AIRS, a non profit that provides comprehensive supportive housing services to enhance quality of life, emphasizing self-sufficiency for low-income and homeless individuals and families living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS or other disabilities.