Vedder Price

Nathaniel Segal

Counsel

222 North LaSalle Street Chicago, Illinois 60601

+1 (312) 609 7747

Nathaniel Segal

Counsel

Nathaniel Segal serves as Counsel at Vedder Price and is a member of the Investment Services group.

Mr. Segal has substantial experience counseling investment companies (including open- and closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), variable insurance products, registered fund-of-funds and alternative products), boards of directors/trustees, investment advisers and service providers on a broad range of regulatory, compliance, operational and transactional matters arising under U.S. federal securities laws, particularly the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. He also advises the independent board members of investment companies on corporate governance matters and best practices, including in connection with their review of investment advisory and distribution contracts. Mr. Segal has extensive experience conducting transactional due diligence and drafting regulatory disclosures in connection with affiliated and unaffiliated fund reorganizations, mergers and management acquisitions. He counsels clients on a wide variety of regulatory matters, including in connection with interpretive and no-action letters and SEC exemptive orders, as well as issues raised by SEC staff during examinations and in negotiating the resolution of comments regarding SEC filings (including registration and proxy statements). 

Mr. Segal regularly reviews and negotiates terms of fund service provider engagements, including investment management, administrative, transfer agent and securities custody services, as well as tri-party arrangements. He also advises operating companies, including real estate finance companies, on exemptions under the Investment Company Act.

Mr. Segal was selected for inclusion as an Illinois Rising Star by 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. The 2014 Legal 500 United States guide recommends Mr. Segal in the Investment Fund Formation and Management— Mutual/Registered Funds category. He was also recognized as a 2015 Rising Star at the 22nd Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards. In 2017, Mr. Segal was recognized by Leading Lawyers as an Emerging Lawyer in the category of Securities & Venture Finance.

Nathaniel Segal

Counsel

Education

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

Nathaniel Segal

Counsel

Bar Admissions

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

Affiliations

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

Nathaniel Segal

Counsel