Chris Geissler focuses his practice on financial services and investment management matters. He regularly advises U.S.-registered investment companies, their investment advisers and related financial services firms on regulatory, compliance and business matters. Mr. Geissler also advises boards of directors/trustees of U.S.-registered investment companies on fund governance and investment advisers on issues related to pay-to-play regulation and lobbyist registration. He has extensive experience with registered fund filing obligations, including for closed-end funds, and frequently advises clients on a variety of compliance and disclosure matters.
Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Geissler was a paralegal at Steptoe & Johnson LLP. He also served as a Student Honors Program intern with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
- The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 2016, cum laude, Securities Law Certificate, Note and Comment Editor of the Journal of Law and Technology, member of quarterfinalist and best brief team at 2016 Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition
- The George Washington University, B.A., 2011, magna cum laude
- District of Columbia