Hugh McCrory is Chief Counsel for MetLife Investment Management (MIM). In this role, McCrory leads the Investments Law section which includes over 40 investment lawyers who provide a broad array of legal services in support of MIM. They provide counsel on investment management agreements, fund formation and investment management regulation; private placements, commercial real estate debt & equity transactions and agricultural loans; structured debt and equity investments; portfolio management, derivatives and securities lending activities; workouts; and investment law compliance. The team’s primary business partners are MIM professionals located in the U.S., U.K., Chile, Mexico, Japan and Hong Kong.
Before joining MetLife’s Investments Law section in 1996, McCrory was a corporate lawyer for 10 years at Chadbourne & Parke LLP (merged with Norton Rose Fulbright in 2017) with a diverse practice, including mergers & acquisitions, securities offerings, commercial lending and a concentration in international project finance.
Hugh holds a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in economics from Boston College and earned his Juris Doctor cum laude at Boston College Law School. He is member of the New York and Connecticut Bars. Hugh is a Fellow and past President of the American College of Investment Counsel.