August 31, 2016 — Pepperdine Law alumnus Andrew Dunbar (JD ’99) is featured in a Daily Journal interview titled “Switching Gears.” Dunbar was a partner at Sidley Austin LLP prior to joining Bel Air Investment Advisors just over a year ago.
Excerpts from the Daily Journal:
As general counsel and chief compliance officer of Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC, Andrew J. Dunbar serves as the point of contact for an array of government agencies — a fitting role for someone whose first job out of law school was an enforcement attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission…
Dunbar: I think the biggest thing, especially in my industry, is to maintain your presence as an expert on certain topics. I think more and more firms in my industry are looking for people who have a knowledge base on specific topics and regulations versus a general lawyer who might do everything.