The Financial Times has named John Zecca, executive vice president and global chief legal and regulato
The Financial Times has named John Zecca, executive vice president and global chief legal and regulatory officer at Nasdaq, as one of the top in-house lawyers in 2020, recognizing his digital savviness in developing innovative and competitive products.
The FT General Counsel report, which was compiled by RSG Consulting, the research arm of the Financial Times, recognizes 27 lawyers globally who stand out for their company leadership and influence, and whose guidance is becoming increasingly more critical in the wake of the pandemic.
Zecca, who was promoted to overall general counsel in 2019, has been at Nasdaq for nearly 20 years. He is responsible for overseeing legal services across Nasdaq, providing legal counsel to senior management, and aiding in market regulation.
Zecca leads a unique 215-person team comprised of lawyers, technologists, data scientists and one aeronautical engineer. As outlined in the report, “He has helped to develop…