AIC Welcomes New Associate General Counsel Shelby Begany Telle

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Investment Council (AIC) announced Shelby Begany Telle as the organization’s new Associate General Counsel. In this role, Shelby will bring critical hands-on expertise as the AIC continues to advocate on significant regulatory and legislative proposals affecting private equity and private credit.  

“We are thrilled to welcome Shelby Begany Telle to the AIC and look forward to utilizing her valuable experience in private practice, at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and on Capitol Hill,” said AIC President and CEO Drew Maloney. “Her knowledge and skillset will be instrumental as the AIC advocates on regulatory proposals and issues that impact millions of workers and retirees who benefit from private investments across America.”

Before joining the AIC, Shelby worked as a senior associate specializing in securities litigation and enforcement at the international law firm, WilmerHale. Shelby also served as a Confidential Assistant to Chairman Jay Clayton for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Prior to her time at the SEC, she spent several years on Capitol Hill working for U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) serving on the professional staffs of the Senate Banking, Appropriations, and Rules Committees. While working full-time in government, Shelby earned a Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University.