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Stradley Ronon Partner Mike O’Hare Recognized as 2019 “Influencer of Law” by The Philadelphia Inquirer

April 17, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Partner Michael P. O’Hare has been selected as one of The Philadelphia Inquirer’s 2019 Influencers of Law in the “Investment Management” category.  This recognition honors Philadelphia’s leading lawyers who have raised the bar by impacting business and serving the community.

To determine Influencers of Law winners, a panel of experts judged nominees on their accomplishments in their specialized legal practice, impact on business and service to the community. Winners were profiled in the Inquirer’s Sunday Business section on March 24, and honored at an awards luncheon held at the Crystal Tea Room on March 26.

O’Hare focuses his practice on advising investment companies (including mutual funds, closed-end funds, business development companies and private funds), independent directors, investment advisers, broker dealers and financial services organizations with regard to securities and corporate laws and regulations, compliance and transactional matters. He assists clients with fund creation and operation; business transactions such as fund and adviser restructurings, acquisitions and other corporate transactions; and negotiation of various service provider and intermediary agreements. O’Hare has particular experience with regard to corporate governance and represents both funds and fund independent directors.

Stradley Ronon is nationally recognized for having one of the premier investment management practices in the United States, representing investment company clients with more than 1,500 separate series/funds and assets under management exceeding $2 trillion. The firm’s Investment Management Group provides assistance with respect to the full range of investment company products, including registered and unregistered open-end mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, money market funds, closed-end funds, interval funds, business development companies and unit investment trusts. We also act as counsel to investment advisers, hedge fund sponsors, managers, administrators and underwriters/distributors, as independent legal counsel to investment company independent directors/trustees, and as special counsel to other law firms with regard to complex issues arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

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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