Jacki Badal

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary & Employee Owner

Jacki Badal oversees all legal and regulatory functions at LNW, including operations at the trust company and registered investment advisor, as well as overall risk management. As corporate secretary, Jacki also works with our Board of Directors, advising members on their duties and obligations.

To her work, Jacki brings deep and diverse legal experience. Prior to joining LNW, she was an attorney for Cascade Asset Management Company, which manages the assets of Bill Gates and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust. Before that, she was legal counsel to a registered investment advisor focused on alternative investments and an associate in the Corporate/M&A group at K&L Gates LLP in Seattle.

I joined LNW because of the relentless focus on getting it right for each of our clients.
Designations and Education
  • Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A. in Economics and Print Journalism, California State University, Fresno
Community and Industry Affiliations
  • Kienan Ellis Educational Project
    Board Member
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
    Fellow, 2020
  • Washington Women Lawyers
    President, 2017-2018
Personal Passion

Cold weather sports, especially snowboarding and cheering on the Seattle Kraken (ice hockey team).