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Gilbert Russell Ott

Gilbert Russell Ott, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1970. Member of Association Bar City of New York, University Club, Piping Rock Club.


  • Ott, Gilbert Russell was born on April 15, 1943 in Brooklyn. Son of Gilbert Russell Senior and Bettina Rose (Ferrel) Ott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1969. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1969.


    • Associate Chadbourne, Parke, Whiteside & Wolff, New York City, 1969-1972, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, New York City, 1972-1978. Associate general counsel Kidder, Peabody & Company, Inc., 1978-1996, assistant secretary, 1978-1991, assistant vice president, 1978-1979, vice president, 1979-1986, managing director, 1986-1991, senior vice president, secretary, 1992-1996. Vice president Kidder, Peabody Group Inc., 1989-1996, assistant secretary, 1986-1996.

      Executive vice president, general counsel, secretary Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc., Chicago and New York City, 1996-1998. Counsel Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, New York City, 1998-1999. Deputy general counsel Datek Online Holdings Corporation, Jersey City, 1999—2002.

      Chief legal officer institutional division Ameritrade Holding Corporation, 2002—2005. Deputy general counsel TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, since 2006.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1970.


    Member of Association Bar City of New York, University Club, Piping Rock Club.


    • Married Lisa S. Weatherford, April 12, 1986. Children: Gilbert R. III, Laura Elisabeth.
    • father: Gilbert Russell Senior Ott
    • mother: Bettina Rose (Ferrel) Ott
    • spouse: Lisa S. Weatherford
    • children: Gilbert R. III Ott
    • Laura Elisabeth Ott
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    Born April 15, 1943
    (age 74)