Matthew Mamak is a partner in the Corporate & Business Transactions Group. He regularly advises public and private companies and investment vehicles on capital structuring and raising, corporate governance, and securities regulation and compliance issues. Mr. Mamak has unique experience regarding the formation, structuring and regulatory issues associated with public and private commodity pools.
He advises clients on compliance with the Commodity Exchange Act, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, exemptions from the Investment Company Act of 1940, Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules and regulations of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, National Futures Association and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
His public company clients range from start-ups to well-seasoned issuers. He represents a broad range of investment vehicles that utilize different strategies, from well-established institutions to start-up fund managers.
Mr. Mamak is the chair of Alston & Bird’s New York City Pro Bono Committee. He was recently recognized for his exemplary volunteer work with the Legal Clinic for the Homeless by being selected for the City Bar Justice Center’s 2013 Jeremy G. Epstein Award for Pro Bono Service.
Bar Admissions : New York
Fordham University (J.D., 2003)
University of Notre Dame (B.B.A., 2000)
Former secretary, Bar Association of the City of New York Committee on Futures and Derivatives
Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, New York City Mission Society
New York City Advisory Board, Youth About Business