Law and Legal Services

Being part of a highly-regulated financial services industry requires the firm to employ individuals with specialized talents that include reviewing, interpreting and applying federal and state laws and regulations, establishing and overseeing the firm’s supervisory processes, conducting examinations and reviews, and providing in-house legal resources.


  • Jane Matoesian
    Jane Matoesian
    Jane MatoesianSenior Vice President, Managing Counsel

    Phone: 314-480-1170

    Jane Matoesian is Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel in the Law Department. With more than 30 years of legal experience, she has worked for nearly 27 years in a legal capacity in the financial services industry. Her practice has included representing and counseling clients in civil litigation, enforcement matters, internal investigations, compliance, and general corporate affairs. Jane joined Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. in 2011 and currently serves as Managing Counsel handling day‐to‐day legal activities of the firm.

    Jane is a graduate of the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University and received her B.A. cum laude from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to beginning the active practice of law, she served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph H. Goldenhersh of the Illinois Supreme Court. Jane is active in industry groups and has served as a member of and speaker for various industry and legal organizations, including FINRA, the SIFMA Law & Compliance Division, and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

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    Senior Vice President, Managing Counsel
  • Gwen Taylor
    Gwen Taylor
    Gwen TaylorSenior Vice President, Senior Counsel
    Senior Vice President, Senior Counsel
  • Jerry Wingbermuehle
    Jerry Wingbermuehle
    Jerry WingbermuehleSenior Vice President & Manager, Legal Services
    Senior Vice President & Manager, Legal Services