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The Law Firm Group escrow team works with our law firm clients to drive execution of escrow accounts associated with Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Litigation and other major transactions that require a level of risk mitigation. Given our position as a top provider of escrow services, our escrow team regularly provides insight to our law firm clients on trends impacting the escrow market.
Owen Ellsworth is a Director of Business Development for Citi Private Bank’s Law Firm Group and is dedicated to working with top tier Law Firms to service their Escrow and Custody needs. Owen is based in New York and is the Head of the Escrow Business Development team for North America.
Law Firm Group’s Preferred Custody Escrow team acts as a full-service escrow agent for law firms involved in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Litigation and other major transactions that require risk mitigation solutions.
Owen has over 15 years of diversified experience in financial services. Most recently he served as an Executive Director and Head of the North America Escrow Product in the Corporate and Investment Bank at J.P. Morgan. Prior to that, Owen was the Asia Pacific Escrow Product Head based in Hong Kong where he concentrated on the strategic growth and build out of the escrow product in Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Australia and Vietnam.
Prior to J.P. Morgan, he was a consultant at Kurtzman Carson Consultants and a Senior Vice President at Administar Services Group. Both firms were Chapter 11 claims and noticing agents where Owen worked closely with legal professionals and their clients in providing support services to companies undergoing corporate restructurings.
Owen holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.