Ms. McNamire joined the Los Angeles office of FINRA, then NASD, in 2002 as a staff attorney. In 2009, she was promoted to regional director. She is currently an adjunct professor for Pepperdine University’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, teaching a course in arbitration. She was an adjunct professor for Woodbury University from 2007 to 2012, where she taught courses in business ethics and conflict resolution.
Prior to joining FINRA, Ms. McNamire specialized in general litigation and worked with a sole practitioner in Los Angeles. She is a graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D.), Southern Methodist University (M.A., Applied Economics), and The University of Texas (B.A., Economics). She is a member of the California Bar.