ELLYN T. ROBERTS
Ms. Roberts has practiced corporate and securities law since 1988. She joined the Firm as Counsel in 1999. She specializes in representing investment advisers, with an emphasis on registration and ongoing compliance matters. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Roberts was on the staff of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, where she was Branch Chief of Investment Adviser/Investment Company Examinations in the San Francisco office. Ms. Roberts has also worked on private placements of debt and equity, acquisitions of privately held companies and other corporate and securities law.
While at the SEC, Ms. Roberts was a frequent speaker on investment company and investment advisory legal issues. Ms. Roberts is a member of the State Bar of California.
Ms. Roberts earned a B.A. with high honors from Auburn University. She earned her J.D. at Duke University School of Law where she was a Womble Scholar. She also earned a Master of International Business at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.
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