Jessica McKinney advises investment fund managers in connection with private fund formation and ongoing operations. Jessica helps managers navigate applicable regulatory and securities laws compliance. Jessica has experience working with established fund managers as well as first-time and emerging fund managers across a variety of asset classes and investment strategies, such as private equity, venture capital, real estate and other alternative investment strategies. Jessica also has experience representing high-net worth individuals, family offices and other institutional investors in the course of investing in private investment funds.
In addition, Jessica advises investment advisers on regulatory compliance matters, including SEC registration requirements and available exemptions, Form ADV and other regulatory filings, and SEC examinations.
Prior to joining the firm, Jessica served as Special Counsel in the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation. During her time at the SEC Jessica worked to advocate for small businesses and their investors from startup to small cap, with a focus on issues facing investors who pool capital through venture and other funds.