Tim O'Neal Lorah is an Executive Director and the Global Head of Morgan Stanley's Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Group, where he oversees development and implementation of the Firm's global AML Program. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Lorah was a senior litigation associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP in New York where he practiced primarily in the area of regulatory enforcement litigation, advising financial institutions on various matters relating to Bank Secrecy Act/USA PATRIOT Act compliance, as well as other AML, suspicious activity, OFAC and corporate compliance issues. At Schulte Roth, he advised financial institutions on their money laundering prevention policies, procedures and practices, as well as conducting internal corporate investigations. He graduated magna cum laude from New York Law School, receiving the Alfred L. Rose Award for overall excellence. Upon graduation, Mr. Lorah clerked for the Honorable Howard A. Levine, Associate Judge, New York Court of Appeals.
He frequently speaks on the topic of anti-money laundering compliance at various symposiums and conferences, including those sponsored by the American Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, FindLaw, the AML Congress, the Canadian Institute, the New York Stock Exchange, the Futures Industry Association, SIFMA, the Institute for International Research and FINRA Institute for Professional Development. He is currently a securities industry representative to the U.S. Treasury Department's Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group (BSAAG), and co-chairs the BSAAG Subcommittee on Suspicious Activity Reporting.