Sheila K. Davidson, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and General Counsel

Sheila Davidson is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and General Counsel of New York Life Insurance Company.  In addition to leading the company’s legal operations, she also oversees its compliance and governance functions.

Ms. Davidson joined New York Life in 1991 and has served in many leadership positions in legal, compliance and administrative areas.  In June 2016, she was appointed Secretary of the Company.  She was appointed to New York Life’s Executive Management Committee in January 2001.

Ms. Davidson is a member of the New York State Bar.  She is a member of the boards of trustees of Fairfield University, Madison Square Park Conservancy and the Citizens Budget Commission.  She also serves on the boards of directors of St. Luke’s School and the Life Insurance Council of New York.

Ms. Davidson graduated cum laude from Fairfield University with a B.A.  She received her J.D. from George Washington University.

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