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Stradley Ronon Elects Three to Partnership

January 09, 2019
Firm News

PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon announced today that Joel D. Corriero, Caroline C. Gorman and Nicole Simon have been elected to the firm’s partnership. 

“Joel, Caroline and Nicole are exceptionally talented and hard-working professionals who have a deep commitment to providing our clients with sophisticated, practical legal advice,” said Stradley Ronon Chairman William R. Sasso. “We are proud to welcome them to our partnership, and look forward to the continued contributions of each of these talented young lawyers.” 

Corriero, resident in the firm’s Philadelphia office, counsels investment companies, including exchange-traded funds (ETFs), mutual funds, variable insurance funds and closed-end funds, and investment advisers on regulatory and compliance matters. For investment companies, particularly ETFs, he advises on all aspects of the representation, including creation, listing, and continued compliance with both the federal securities laws and exchange listing rules. Corriero is also experienced in the negotiation of authorized participant agreements for transactions in ETF shares. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Widener University Delaware Law School and his B.A., cum laude, from Rutgers University.

Based in Stradley Ronon’s Philadelphia office, Gorman focuses her practice on public finance and on all aspects of secured and unsecured financing, including construction and real estate loans, health care financing, acquisition financing and asset-based financing. She represents clients as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel related to tax-exempt financing for 501(c)(3) entities, governmental units and other entities. Gorman’s practice involves structuring and completing project financings for the construction of major infrastructure improvements for nonprofit institutions. She received her J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law and her B.A. from College of the Holy Cross.  

Based in Stradley Ronon’s New York office, Simon counsels a diverse group of clients in the asset management industry, including registered investment companies, private funds, investment advisers, commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading advisors (CTAs) on a full range of both traditional and novel regulatory issues. She frequently advises U.S. and foreign investment managers on the applicability and interpretation of federal securities and commodities laws, including in the context of derivatives and alternative investments. Simon’s practice also involves helping new investment companies and investment advisers subject to multiple regulatory regimes navigate the operational and regulatory aspects of their formation and launch. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and her B.A., with honors and with highest distinction, from Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College. 

About Stradley Ronon
Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in eight strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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