Tracey Brady Yurko

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Tracey joined Bridgewater in 2012 and is Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, as well a Partner at the firm. She oversees our Legal and Regulatory Department and is responsible for legal and corporate governance, managing legal risk across Bridgewater and its funds. Prior to joining Bridgewater, Tracey practiced with the international law firms, Milbank LLP, and Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, representing banks, issuers, private equity funds and mezzanine funds in a wide range of banking and securities transactions. Tracey also represented public and private companies on corporate law and corporate governance matters.

Tracey graduated from The Johns Hopkins University with honors, received a Master of Sciences degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and graduated from University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Tracey currently serves as Chair of Make-A-Wish Connecticut’s Board of Directors and on the Board of Directors of the Managed Funds Association, the Advisory Board for the Harvard Law School Center for the Legal Profession, and as Vice Chair of The Johns Hopkins Lacrosse Advisory Board.

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September 2023
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Tracey Brady Yurko, has been named to INvolve’s 2023 “Top 100 Women Executives" list, recognizing her accomplishments in advancing women in business and championing gender diversity in the workplace.
September 2022
Supported by Yahoo Finance, the HERoes Role Model Lists recognize leaders who are championing women in business and driving change for gender diversity their workplace and beyond.
June 2022
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary Tracey Brady Yurko joins a General Counsel panel at the Practicing Law Institute’s Advanced Issues in Private Funds to discuss her career path at Bridgewater and the importance of embracing its culture of “constant change and constant improvement.”
September 14, 2021
On the “Elevate Together” podcast, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary Tracey Brady Yurko reflects on her path to leadership, the evolution of Bridgewater’s legal department, and how leveraging technology has facilitated getting to “highest and best use.”
April 1, 2021
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary Tracey Yurko sat down with David B. Wilkins, Lester Kissel Professor of Law and Director of the Center on the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School, to discuss the role of technology on the future of the legal profession and the development of an ecosystem of providers at Bridgewater.
October 28, 2020
As our Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Tracey Yurko leads the legal and corporate governance functions for Bridgewater, managing legal risk across the firm and its funds. She was recently recognized by Corporate Counsel as a recipient of their 2020 “Women, Influence & Power in Law” award, honoring top lawyers who have made a remarkable difference in the legal profession.
October 21, 2020
In a panel with other industry executives, Bridgewater’s Chief Legal Officer explains her approach to establishing diversity initiatives that are genuine to the people in her department.
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