Professional ProfileJosh O'Donnell is a partner in the Investment Management practice group of the Corporate department where he focuses his practice on the representation of private investment funds, investment advisers, investment companies, broker-dealers and futures commission merchants. Josh has significant experience forming and representing various private funds, including both domestic and offshore hedge funds and their sponsors. He also advises clients regarding ongoing regulatory and compliance issues; mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures involving investment advisers, broker-dealers and funds; and private offerings of securities.
Representation of registered investment advisers in connection with ongoing SEC reporting and compliance matters.
Representation of domestic and offshore hedge funds in connection with their formation and ongoing operations.
Representation of mutual funds and their independent Boards of Directors in connection with ongoing SEC reporting and corporate and compliance matters.
Representation of broker-dealers in connection with their ongoing reporting and compliance matters.
Representation of fund sponsors in forming private equity funds.
Representation of registered and unregistered investment advisers in connection with transaction structuring and fund formation.
Representation of various financial services companies, including registered investment advisers and broker-dealers, in mergers, acquisitions, and joint venture transactions.
Representation of investment adviser in connection with liquidation of mutual fund and exit from the mutual fund industry.
Memberships & AffiliationsIllinois State Bar Association
Prior ExperienceSidley Austin LLP, Corporate and Securities Associate, 2004-2006