John Loder

Ropes & Gray LLP

John M. Loder is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s investment management practice group. For many years, his practice has focused primarily on investment management industry clients, including investment advisers, mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity firms and the investment management activities and products of banks, broker-dealers and insurance companies. He has extensive experience in the following types of matters, among others:

  • the organization of investment advisory firms and investment funds of all types, both SEC-registered and unregistered
  • ongoing representation of and advice to open- and closed-end investment companies, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and their independent directors/trustees (currently including over 500 funds with collective assets totaling several hundred billion dollars)
  • advice with respect to governance, regulatory and compliance issues of all kinds affecting investment management industry clients

He also serves as counsel to the independent directors of several large real estate investment trusts.


  • JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1983
  • AB, magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1980; Phi Beta Kappa

ADMISSIONS : Massachusetts, 1985

CLERKSHIPS : Honorable Myron H. Bright, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


  • Trustee and Vice Chairman, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Trustee, New England Conservatory

Experience :

  • American Century Funds (independent director/trustee counsel)
  • Dodge & Cox Funds (independent trustee counsel)
  • Natixis Funds and ETFs (fund counsel)
  • ProFunds (fund counsel)
  • Schwab Funds & ETFs (independent trustee counsel)


Rate : $$$

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