Jeffrey R. Blumberg is an experienced investment management lawyer who helps clients navigate regulatory, corporate governance, business and structural matters. Jeff counsels registered and unregistered money managers, including : Hedge fund managers, Commodity trading advisers.
Jeff advises managers of both U.S. and offshore investment funds on daily operations and planning, funding, and structuring strategies that comply with regulatory requirements. He drafts and reviews fund documentation and agreements.
Jeff also counsels investment advisers, commodity trading advisors and commodity pool operators on operations and other key business matters, including : Mergers and acquisitions, Contracts, Advertising.
In addition to advising many independent money management firms, Jeff advises investment managers that are affiliates of larger financial institutions, including banks and insurance companies.
Prior to practicing law, Jeff spent seven years working in the financial services industry with one of the largest independent financial services firms in the Chicagoland area, where he provided advanced marketing support for the firm’s sales force, was a registered principal for the firm’s broker-dealer office and acted as the internal compliance officer for the firm.
- Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D. with high honors, Order of the Coif (2000)
- Stanford University, B.A. (1991)
Bar Admissions : Illinois
Court Admissions : U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Professional Associations : National Society of Compliance Professionals — Board of Directors, 2013-16 (Governance Committee 2016-present)
Civic Activities :
- Help for Children — Midwest Board
- American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) — Deerfield Regional Board, Area Board
Rate : $$$