Tanja Samardzija concentrates her practice in financial services. Ms. Samardzija began her legal career as a litigator before embarking on a career in market regulation at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Ms. Samardzija’s work at the CBOE has familiarized her with a wide variety of regulatory matters including exchange and SEC investigations; compliance issues related to registrations, market making and options order handling; and risk management controls and supervisory procedures for brokers or dealers with market access. In addition to being thoroughly involved in exchange investigative and disciplinary processes, Ms. Samardzija was involved in creating and enhancing exchange regulatory policies and procedures.
Ms. Samardzija earned her BS in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her JD from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. She is admitted to practice in Illinois.