Isvara Wilson is the senior vice president and general counsel at AgFirst Farm Credit Bank. Wilson is responsible for managing AgFirst’s legal department and serves as a member of the Bank’s executive committee.
Prior to joining AgFirst, Wilson worked with Bank of America Corporation in Charlotte, as a managing director and associate general counsel leading a team covering the bank’s corporate treasury structured products, securitization finance and asset-backed securitization origination business units. In this role she also served as the lead attorney responsible for global securitization regulatory matters, advising senior executives on significant legal and regulatory issues.
Before Bank of America, Ms. Wilson held the position of finance associate for several large, international law firms in Charlotte and New York City where she had a broad corporate practice working on international transactions from mergers and acquisitions to syndicated finance.
Wilson grew up in New York City and Charleston, S.C., and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in economics. She earned her Juris Doctor from Tulane Law School in New Orleans, La., and is admitted to practice in New York and North Carolina and before the Supreme Court of the United States. The Financial Times named Wilson one of its US Innovative Lawyers for 2012.