Conway Ekpo was recently nominated by Governor Cuomo and confirmed by the New York State Senate to serve on the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation's Board of Directors. Conway is an Executive Director in the legal department of Morgan Stanley where he provides legal advice to the firm's international and domestic Wealth Management business, which has over $2.4 trillion in assets under management. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was in-house counsel at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he advised the bank's Global Wealth & Investment Management business. Prior to transitioning in-house, Conway practiced financial services litigation as an associate at Hogan Lovells US LLP.
Conway is also an adjunct law professor at Rutgers School of Law where he teaches New York civil procedure, and he currently serves as the Secretary for the NYC Bar Association's In-House Counsel Committee.
Conway earned his B.S. in architectural engineering at the University of Kansas and his J.D. at Rutgers School of Law where he was Managing Editor of the Rutgers Law Review. He resides on Roosevelt Island with his wife Martha and their two children.