Sara P. Crovitz

Sara Crovitz


Sara P. Crovitz provides counsel on all aspects of investment company and investment adviser regulation.

Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, Sara was Deputy Chief Counsel and Associate Director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC. Sara worked at the SEC for 21 years, including 17 years in the Division of Investment Management focusing on issues under the Investment Company and Investment Advisers Acts of 1940. While in the Division, Sara supervised the provision of significant legal guidance to the investment management industry through no-action and interpretive letters, exemptive applications, IM guidance updates and other written and oral means.

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Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School
  • B.A., University of Chicago

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Regulation Best Interest and Other New SEC Standards of Conduct: Impact on Broker-Dealers, Investment Advisers and Investment Companies,” Strafford Webinar
  • Panelist, “Mutual Funds and Governance Issues for Regulated Funds,” International Bar Association’s Annual Conference
  • Panelist, “The Polls Are Open: Reexamining SEC Proxy Voting Requirements,” Investment Company Institute’s Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference
  • Panelist, “Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges Facing SEC-Regulated Private Funds,” Practising Law Institute’s Private Fund Regulatory Developments and Compliance Challenges Conference
  • Panelist, “EU/Offshore Regulatory Update,” Practising Law Institute’s Global Investment Funds Program
  • Presenter, Chicago Chief Compliance Officer Roundtable
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  • Chair’s International Award, which honors dedication, professional competence and ingenuity in work to facilitate convergence of international regulatory standards
  • Chair’s Excellence in Leadership Award, which recognizes supervisors who achieve high leadership goals
  • Martha Platt Award, the Division’s highest honor in recognition of exceptional dedication, professional excellence and personal integrity
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