Brad Howard advises alternative asset managers with respect to hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, managed accounts, private equity funds and various related structures. He also advises clients on managed account platforms, fund-related derivatives, special opportunity funds, co-investments and commodity pools. His advice often focuses on structuring, regulatory and compliance issues for these products.
Mr Howard advises asset manager clients on credit facilities and financing/leverage-related derivative instruments. He also advises on the Investment Advisers Act, the Commodity Exchange, Regulation D and Dodd-Frank related compliance issues. Mr Howard has advised clients on seed deals, joint ventures, manager restructurings and other manager-related transactions.
Mr Howard is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He received his JD from Stanford Law School in 1998 and his AB (with honours, Phi Beta Kappa) from The University of Chicago in 1995. He is admitted in Illinois.
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