Peter Jaffe serves as MCC’s Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary and is responsible for providing advice to MCC's Board of Directors and to MCC staff on all legal issues affecting MCC, its programs, policies, and procedures, including advising the Office of the CEO on a wide range of legal and policy matters. Mr. Jaffe also serves as Corporate Secretary for the Board, advising on governance issues.
Prior to joining MCC, Mr. Jaffe served as counsel to two leading international law firms, where he advised multinational corporations on the legal and compliance aspects of foreign mergers, acquisitions, and investments, with a focus on transactions in emerging market countries. He also served as the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of a global energy company concentrating in delivering power to underserved markets and leading the transition from hydrocarbons to green energy. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jaffe was President and Chief Legal Officer of a technology and services company. Mr. Jaffe began his career at the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). While at DOJ, he served as a trial attorney, a special assistant United States Attorney, and counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.
Mr. Jaffe is a frequent speaker on international legal and compliance issues and has served on several boards and advisory committees, including as a member of the boards of directors of the Ethics Research Center and Ethics and Compliance Association. Mr. Jaffe graduated from Michigan Law School, where he was an editor of the Michigan Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif, and Oberlin College.