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Gilbert Russell Ott, Jr., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Ott has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the law industry

Focusing in the areas of corporate law and securities law, Mr. Ott has served as deputy general counsel with TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation for more than a decade.

    OYSTER BAY, NY, November 03, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Gilbert Russell Ott, Jr., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Ott celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Focusing in the areas of corporate law and securities law, Mr. Ott has served as deputy general counsel with TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation for more than a decade. He previously assisted the brokerage as a chief legal officer for the institutional division between 2002 and 2005. In an effort to remain active and aware of recent developments in the legal community, Mr. Ott maintains affiliation with the New York City Bar Association. He has been admitted to practice in New York since 1970.

Prior to pursuing a career in the legal arena, Mr. Ott received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University in 1965. Upon recognizing his growing interest and potential in the field of law, he attended Columbia University, where he completed an MBA and JD in 1969. Early in his career, Mr. Ott served as an associate with Chadbourne, Parke, Whiteside & Wolff, as well as LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae. He joined Kidder, Peabody & Co., Inc. in 1978 as an associate general counsel, assistant secretary and assistant vice president, and he was eventually recognized as a vice president, managing director and senior vice president with the firm.

In 1996, Mr. Ott accepted a role as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary with Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. Between 1998 and 2002, he assisted as counsel with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, and as deputy general counsel with Datek Online Holdings Corporation. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Ott served as chief legal officer of the Institutional division with TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation.

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Ott has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in the East and Who's Who in the World. In addition, he was selected for inclusion in the first edition of Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, 24th through 33rd editions of Who's Who in Finance and Industry, and 34th through 37th editions of Who's Who in Finance and Business. Mr. Ott attributes his success to his passion for the legal field, as well as his ability to recognize and seize opportunities as they present themselves. He urges future generations of lawyers to be open to change and take an attractive opportunity that comes their way.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Gilbert Russell Ott, Jr., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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