Hamilton S. Carpenter



Hamilton Carpenter draws on his experience as in-house counsel to advise clients on a variety of corporate matters that are critical to business operations. He has experience in supporting capital markets transactions, fixed income trading and regulatory and compliance matters.

Prior Experience

Before joining Faegre Drinker, Hamilton worked as an assistant general counsel for a finance organization where he was responsible for advising the organization’s capital markets and trading businesses, as well as general corporate legal matters in connection with the organization’s wholesale business in the United States.

He also served at a Fortune 100 banking institution overseeing the bank’s compliance matters and identified, researched and implemented solutions to regulatory issues arising within the bank’s equities trading and capital markets origination businesses. Hamilton has also served as a legal extern at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and has interned in the Office of the General Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and served as a judicial intern in the First Circuit Court, 20th Judicial District in Tennessee.

Related Services


Bar Admissions

New York


Washington University School of Law
J.D. Certificate in Business Law, Global Studies Law Review (executive articles editor) (2016)

Vanderbilt University
B.A. in Economics and German Language & Literature (2012)


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2022
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