Jessica Patrick

Jessica Rickman


Jessica Patrick focuses her practice on counseling investment companies (including mutual funds, closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds), private funds and investment advisers in connection with various regulatory, compliance and transactional matters. Jessica assists in the representation of investment management clients in all aspects of legal representation including:

  • preparing regulatory filings; drafting corporate policies and compliance procedures
  • drafting and reviewing registration statements and proxy solicitation materials
  • researching, securities, commodities and corporate law issues
  • preparing SEC exemptive applications
  • advising on compliance with blue sky filing requirements
  • assisting in advising boards of directors on issues arising under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as well as various governance issues.

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Bar Admissions
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • J.D., cum laude, American University Washington College of Law
  • B.S., with high honors, University of Maryland at College Park

  • American University Law Review
  • American University Intellectual Property Clinic (student attorney)
  • Business Law Society

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