Paula Federman

Managing Director, Corporate Credit Analyst
Corporate Credit and Strategy

Paula is a Managing Director in the Fixed Income Capital Markets division of Raymond James.  She serves as a Trading Desk Analyst.  She is responsible for identifying corporate securities which will outperform/underperform their benchmarks or sectors and which will provide Raymond James customers with an opportunity to enhance their total returns and/or achieve other investment objectives.  Paula has extensive expertise analyzing complex transactions, diverse industries, various credit sectors, and all parts of the capital structure.  She has been successful at discovering and maximizing expected returns in high grade and high yield credits, recommending long and short positions, and providing timely, leverageable responses to market developments.

Paula joined Morgan Keegan in August, 2006.  Immediately prior to joining Morgan Keegan, she was a sell side analyst for First Albany Capital.  She has also held senior positions with Wells Capital Management, J.P. Morgan, Standard & Poor’s Corp. and American International Group.  Paula is a member of the Naples Society of Security Analysts and the Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts. 

Paula earned her B.A. magna cum laude and with departmental honors from Brandeis University.  She graduated from Georgetown University Law Center with a J.D. degree, and is admitted to practice law in New York and before two federal district courts.