Ryan Hajen is an Associate in Vedder Price’s Chicago office and a member of the firm’s Investment Services group.
Mr. Hajen focuses his practice on representing registered investment companies, including mutual funds, closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as their independent directors and investment advisers with respect to regulatory, compliance, governance and transactional matters under U.S. securities laws. He frequently counsels clients regarding fund formation and registration issues, ongoing operational and governance matters, and compliance with federal securities laws and regulatory guidance.
Mr. Hajen draws on over a decade of experience in the financial services and asset management industries, including risk management and compliance roles in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Vedder Price, he served as the Chief Compliance Officer for a boutique quantitative hedge fund.
Mr. Hajen received his law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law and his Master of Business Administration degree from The George Washington University School of Business. He received his Master of Science and undergraduate degrees from the University of Delaware.
- Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2020
- George Washington University School of Business, M.B.A., 2007
- University of Delaware, M.S., 2004
- University of Delaware, B.S., 2002
- Illinois, 2021
- Member, Student Intake Fellow, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services