Miriam Patterson

Senior Director at the International Capital Market Association

Miriam Patterson is a legal professional with more than 25 years of experience in the legal and legal technology sectors.  She is a Senior Director at the International Capital Market Association, where she works to promote resilient capital markets through engagement with market participants and financial regulators.  Previously she was a Senior Editor at Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law, working on legal content and product development into new geographies and practice areas.  The first decade of her career was spent at two global law firms, Allen & Overy and Latham & Watkins, where she advised on international equity and debt offerings and developed knowledge management systems.

Born in Hong Kong, Miriam’s family then immigrated to the US where she grew up in Texas.  She received her BA from Rice University, JD from the University of Texas, and LLM from King’s College London.  She was the recipient of a Truman Scholarship and a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, which enabled her to study in the UK.  Her own experience of studying abroad makes her a passionate believer in the benefits that international academic exchange brings, both to the exchange participant and the communities that they become a part of.