Lucy Fato is Executive Vice President & General Counsel and Global Head of Communications and Government Affairs of AIG, overseeing the Global Legal, Compliance, Regulatory and Government Affairs functions. Prior to AIG, Lucy was Managing Director, Head of the Americas & General Counsel of Nardello & Co., a global private investigative firm headquartered in New York City.
Previously, Lucy was Executive Vice President & General Counsel of McGraw Hill Financial (now known as S&P Global). Prior to joining McGraw Hill Financial, Lucy was Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Marsh & McLennan Companies. Lucy began her legal career at the law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell where she spent fourteen years, including five as a partner in the capital markets group.
Lucy graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988 with a B.A. in business and economics, and received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law. In 2009, Lucy was inducted into the YWCA-NYC Academy of Women Leaders. In 2015, she was the Randall’s Island Park Alliance business honoree and was named by Ethisphere Magazine as one of the “2015 Attorneys Who Matter” for her dedication to furthering corporate ethics.
Since 2015, Lucy has served on the Board of Trustees of the Randall’s Island Park Alliance and is a member of the Alliance’s Executive Committee.
Lucy lives in New York City with her husband (Matthew Detmer), two daughters (Malibu and Valentina), and dog (Zira).