RALEIGH, NC— The Department of State Treasurer announced
that General Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor Jay Chaudhuri has been honored
as one of the 2014 Leaders of Law by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.
The distinction is presented in a partnership with Elon
University School of Law to honor legal professionals who represent the most
influential individuals within North Carolina’s legal community.
“Jay Chaudhuri exhibits a strategic and civically minded
approach in his role as general counsel that is essential to our goal of a
fiscally sound and prosperous North Carolina,” said State Treasurer Janet
Cowell. “This honor reaffirms that Jay is at the forefront of legal thought in
In his capacity with the North Carolina Department of
State Treasurer, Chaudhuri provides legal and policy advice related to the
state pension fund, which has more than $90 billion in assets and is the 32nd
largest public pension in the world.
ri joined the Department in 2009 and previously
served as Special Counsel to the North Carolina Attorney General. Currently, he
serves as the Board Chair of the Council of Institutional Investors, a
national, nonpartisan association of pension funds and endowments.