Pamela R. Hutson is Chief Counsel Capital Markets at U.S. Bank. She leads a team of capital markets attorneys and practices in the Charlotte office. Pam specializes in derivatives transactions and has practiced for 35 years with various financial institutions including Wells Fargo, Wachovia, Bank One, ABN AMRO and Continental Bank. She has been a member of the Financial Markets Lawyers Group, under the sponsorship of the New York Fed, since 2002 and has been a frequent participant in industry panels and seminars on derivatives. She lives in Charlotte with her husband, Eric Linne, and their two labs, and spends as much time as possible with sons, Mason and Arthur, who have migrated back to the Midwest.