IEX Group has appointed Rachel Barnett as chief legal officer. In this role, Barnett will oversee all legal and compliance matters for the FinTech firm and report to CEO and Co-Founder Brad Katsuyama.

Barnett joins IEX Group from clothing retailer Brooks Brothers, where she most recently served as general counsel and secretary and served as a member of the company’s executive leadership team. She is also a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School.

Barnett began her career in private practice as a securities litigator at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where she specialized in representing companies and their officers and directors in a variety of complex litigation matters. She then spent five years as general counsel at Travelzoo before joining Brooks Brothers in February 2019.