U.S. Bancorp Names Senior Counsel


Brett Meili was hired as legal counsel to support U.S. Bancorp Fund Services’ alternative investment products and services division.



Meili brings more than 20 years of experience with securities law to his new role, including 17 years in the registered and unregistered fund industry. He previously served as chief compliance officer and anti-money-laundering reporting officer of Stark Investments, and acted as chief legal officer of the Baird Funds and senior counsel for the Strong family of mutual funds.

Meili holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University, and a master’s degree in business administration and juris doctorate from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he graduated with honors. Meili is a member of the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.