Tess Virmani is Associate General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Public Policy of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA).
Tess leads the LSTA’s sustainable finance and ESG initiatives. In addition, Tess engages in the LSTA’s policy initiatives, including market advocacy and spearheading industry solutions to market developments, such as the transition to replacement benchmarks. She also focuses on developing market standards, offering market guidance through advisories and education, and maintaining and augmenting LSTA’s extensive suite of form documentation.
Prior to joining the LSTA, Tess practiced as a finance attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York. She received a B.S. in International Politics from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. She is admitted as an attorney in New York.