Mr. Boresta is an accomplished regulatory attorney with extensive experience advising global clients in the financial services sector, including broker-dealers, exchanges, alternative trading systems, investment managers, private equity funds, hedge funds, and credit raters on securities laws and rules and regulations.

Prior to joining Gibbons, Mr. Boresta has served at the partner and counsel level at some of the most prestigious law firms in the United States. He has also held a senior leadership role as Vice-President and Associate General Counsel in the Global Regulatory Affairs Department of Standard & Poor’s from 2011 to 2016 (now known as S&P Global), where he advised S&P’s globally regulated businesses, including credit ratings, indices, and investment advisory services.

Mr. Boresta’s areas of experience include the following:

  • Broker-Dealer Regulation
  • Investment Adviser Regulation 
  • Credit Rating Regulation 
  • Outsourcing and Vendor Relationships 
  • Protection of Confidential and Sensitive Information 
  • Policy Development 
  • Compliance Matters 
  • Disclosure Matters
  • Regulatory Submissions
  • Regulatory Inquiries and Examinations
  • Data Privacy and Cybersecurity 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions of Regulated Entities


  • Fordham University School of Law (J.D.)
    • Fordham International Law Journal
  • Rutgers University (B.A.)

Professional Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey

Publications & Features