Carmen Fonda

Venable LLP

Carmen M. Fonda represents public and private sector companies in issues involving entity formation, governance, public and private offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. Carmen’s work focuses on Maryland corporate and business entity law as it relates to real estate investment trusts, investment companies and unincorporated entities, as well as securities law compliance and capital markets transactions for REITs and other public companies. Carmen’s practice includes representing and counseling :

  • Investment companies incorporated in Maryland in matters of Maryland corporate law unique to investment companies, including takeover defenses, shareholder litigation, dividends and redemptions and dissolution
  • Owners and investors in all types of Maryland unincorporated entities with respect to formation and structuring, fiduciary duties and corporate governance
  • Publicly traded companies and underwriters in connection with IPOs, follow-on offerings, periodic SEC reporting obligations, and corporate governance matters, including duties of directors, structure of board committees, governance ratings and takeover defenses.

Experience :

  • Serves as counsel to an NYSE-listed REIT
  • Serves as counsel to a real estate developer in the structuring of investments through a Delaware series LLC
  • Serves as counsel to a special committee of the board of directors of a publicly traded REIT in its consolidation with a related publicly traded company
  • Serves as Maryland counsel to a REIT and its operating partnership in entity formation and the initial public offering
  • Serves as counsel to a privately held media company in its sale to a special-purpose acquisition company

Education :

  • J.D.with honorsUniversity of Maryland School of Law2003
  • B.A.Johns Hopkins University1997

Bar Admissions : Maryland

Professional Memberships and Activities :

  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Committee on LLC Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities
  • At-large member, Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), Business Law Section Council
  • Co-Chair, MSBA Business Law Section, Series LLC Task Force
  • Past Chair, MSBA Business Law Section, Committee on Unincorporated Business Associations

Community : Chair, Development Committee, Board of Directors, Baltimore Choral Arts Society.


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