Vedder Thinking | News Amy Ward Pershkow Joins Vedder Price’s Investment Services Group as Shareholder
January 29, 2018
Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Amy Ward Pershkow has joined the firm as an Investment Services Shareholder in the firm’s Washington, DC office. She comes to Vedder Price from Mayer Brown, where she was a Corporate & Securities partner.
Ms. Pershkow advises investment companies and their independent directors, investment advisers and other financial services companies on SEC regulatory matters. She provides legal counsel on an extensive variety of legal, business and operational issues, including issues related to open-end and closed-end funds, multi-class funds, funds of funds, funds utilizing a manager of managers structure, registered and private fund advisers, and real estate and private equity managers. Her experience includes counseling clients on a wide variety of investment management matters, including the formation, registration, reorganization, merger, acquisition and liquidation of investment companies and investment advisers.
“We are thrilled to welcome such an experienced and well-respected attorney to our DC office and our expanding Investment Services practice,” said William Kummerer, Chair of Vedder Price’s Corporate practice area. “Given Amy’s substantial capabilities and her passion for her work, this addition will broaden our service offerings for our Investment Services clients not just in Washington, DC but throughout the country.”
“I look forward to serving my clients alongside my new colleagues,” added Ms. Pershkow. “I was particularly drawn to the firm’s focus on client service and am excited to contribute my efforts to our impressive Investment Services group.”
Ms. Pershkow earned her J.D. from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and her B.A., cum laude from Trinity College.
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