Vedder Price

Maureen A. Miller

Shareholder

Maureen A. Miller is a Shareholder in Vedder Price’s Investment Services group.

Ms. Miller concentrates her practice on corporate and securities matters with a focus on investment companies and investment advisers. She counsels independent directors of open-end, closed-end and exchange-traded funds on their special responsibilities under the law. Ms. Miller works with clients on federal and state registration and regulatory issues, SEC examinations and investigations, compliance policies and procedures, insurance arrangements, governance matters, negotiation of contracts, and business combinations and transactions.

Ms. Miller began her career at Vedder Price as an associate in 1986. From 1991 to 1996, Ms. Miller served as Vice President and Associate Counsel with Kemper Financial Services, Inc., where she was responsible for the legal services provided to several open-end and closed-end investment companies.

Ms. Miller is a frequent speaker at legal and industry conferences throughout the country and has spoken on soft dollars, valuation issues, the SEC’s privacy rules, trading practices, codes of ethics, and the role and responsibilities of a fund’s board of directors. Ms. Miller has authored articles on topics ranging from "Financial Privacy Provisions" to "Board Oversight of Risk Management." She is a member of the American, Chicago and Wisconsin Bar Associations and a member of the Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers of the American Bar Association. She is a past Co-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Subcommittee on Investment Companies.

The Legal 500 United States guide recommends Ms. Miller in the Investment Fund Formation and Management—Mutual/Registered Funds category. Ms. Miller was selected for inclusion in 2011 and 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers. Ms. Miller received an "AV Preeminent" Peer Rating in Martindale-Hubbell. She has also been selected by her peers from 2013 to 2016 as a Leading Lawyer in Securities & Venture Finance.

Maureen A. Miller

Shareholder

Education

  • Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1986, cum laude
  • Marquette University, B.A., 1982, cum laude

Maureen A. Miller

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1986

Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association (Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers)
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association (Past Co-Chair of the Subcommittee on Investment Companies)
  • Member, Wisconsin Bar Association

Maureen A. Miller

Shareholder

Maureen A. Miller

Shareholder