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David Solander

David is responsive, attentive and business-savvy. He is a pleasure to work with… He provides fantastic regulatory advice.
Chambers 2023 investment funds regulatory and compliance

David Solander advises financial services firms regarding the various regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters that arise in the asset management industry globally.  

He focuses primarily on representing and advising managers of private funds, including hedge/trading, private equity, real estate, venture capital, and other alternative structures. He guides them through the regulatory issues arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and other federal securities laws. David also provides compliance advice to managers of all sizes with respect to internal compliance reviews and assessments of new and existing compliance programs.

In addition, David counsels managers regarding their investment product structuring, organization, offering, and operational matters. This includes advising on mergers and acquisitions of investment advisers. He also navigates investment advisers through examinations and enforcement by the SEC. 

Moreover, David represents managers and sponsors in fund formation for hedge funds, private equity funds, and venture capital funds, as well as offers specific experience in fund formation related to trading and investing in cryptocurrency and digital assets.

Bar admissionsDistrict of ColumbiaMaryland
  • J.D., Tulane University Law School, 2006, cum laude
  • B.S., Duke University, 2003


Chambers USA

  • Band 3, Nationwide Investment Funds: Regulatory & Compliance (2022 - 2024)
  • Band 5, Nationwide Hedge Funds (2021 - 2024)

Chambers Global

  • Band 3, USA Investment Funds: Regulatory & Compliance (2023 - 2024)
  • Band 5, USA Hedge Funds (2022 - 2024)

The Legal 500 United States

  • Next Generation Partner, Alternative/Hedge Funds (2024)


  • Recommended, Hedge Funds (2023)