Vedder Price

Nathaniel Segal

Shareholder

Nathaniel Segal is a Shareholder at Vedder Price and is a member of the Investment Services group.

Nathaniel Segal is a Shareholder at Vedder Price and is a member of the Investment Services group. Mr. Segal has a multi-faceted and multi-jurisdictional asset management industry practice with particular expertise advising on various types of transactions at both the fund and sponsor level, as well as significant experience engaging the SEC staff, addressing complex interpretive issues and assessing the practical implications of regulatory developments.  He advises diversified financial services firms, investment advisers, investment companies, general partners, private equity firms, wealth managers, limited partners, real estate investment and finance firms, and insurance companies and other market participants on a broad range of compliance, operational, regulatory and transactional matters arising under U.S. federal securities laws, particularly the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Securities Act of 1933. 

Mr. Segal’s transactional practice includes mergers, cross-border acquisitions, reorganizations, minority investments and lift-outs, in addition to various types of secondaries, including both GP- and LP-led transactions and liquidity solutions. He has successfully collaborated with colleagues in various disciplines, including Antitrust, Debt Finance, Employee Benefits, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment and Tax, to shepherd complex transactions from the initial negotiations stage through closing.

The breadth of Mr. Segal’s practice includes all aspects of investment company representations, including: board matters; exemptive applications; initial and ongoing registrations; complex fund reorganizations; affiliation considerations; and structuring funds of funds, manager of managers funds and registered funds using alternative investment strategies and fee arrangements. In addition, he routinely represents investment and retirement product sponsors before the SEC and guides clients through the registration process, including with respect to formation, operating structure, disclosure and governance in compliance with applicable federal securities law.

Mr. Segal is the author of numerous articles concerning the financial services and investment management industries and frequently speaks on compliance topics and critical regulatory developments. He is also Co-Editor of the Investment Services Regulatory Update, a monthly publication that keeps clients updated on relevant regulatory matters. In 2020-2021, the Investment Services Regulatory Update received a Go-To Thought Leadership Award from the National Law Review for its regular contributions and outstanding analysis of SEC amendments and regulations, enforcement actions and proposed rulemaking.

Mr. Segal has been recognized by Leading Lawyers as an Emerging Lawyer in the category of Securities & Venture Finance for four consecutive years, 2017-2020. He was selected for inclusion as an Illinois Rising Star in Super Lawyers Magazine in 2015, 2016 and 2017.  He was also listed as an Emerging Corporate Lawyer in Chicago Lawyer Magazine’s February 2017 issue. Mr. Segal was recognized as a 2015 Rising Star at the 22nd Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards. The 2014 Legal 500 United States guide recommended Mr. Segal in the Investment Fund Formation and Management—Mutual/Registered Funds category.

Prior to joining Vedder Price in 2012, he was a member of the investment management practice at a large New York law firm.

Nathaniel Segal

Shareholder

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • George Washington University, B.A., 2000, cum laude

Nathaniel Segal

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2006
  • New York, 2006
  • Illinois, 2013

Affiliations

  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, Securities Law, Investment Management Subcommittee

Nathaniel Segal

Shareholder

Nathaniel Segal

Shareholder

  • Past Events

    1. September 8, 2022 |
    2. March 31, 2022 | Webinar
    3. January 13, 2022 | Webinar
    4. September 23, 2021 | Webinar
    5. April 27, 2021 | Webinar
    6. September 17, 2019 | Webinar
    7. July 18, 2019 | Seminar
    8. March 4, 2019 | Seminar
    9. October 4, 2018 | Webinar
    10. December 5, 2017 | Webinar
    11. May 3, 2016 | Webinar