Ellen Drought is a shareholder in the Investment Management practice. Ellen provides advice to investment companies, investment advisers and other financial services companies with respect to SEC compliance and reporting, mergers and acquisitions, new product formation and general corporate matters. She regularly advises investment company directors on their responsibilities under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and other governance matters. In recent years, Ellen has facilitated the organization and reorganization of a number of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds and has assisted investment advisers, family offices and other financial services companies with respect to regulatory advice, acquisitions and contract matters.
Ellen is a frequent contributor to Godfrey & Kahn’s Investment Management Legal & Regulatory Update and The Investment Lawyer.