Melissa O'Neill

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Melissa O'Neill

Associate

New York | 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3873 | +1 212 698 3599

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Melissa A. O’Neill focuses her practice on financial services and investment management matters. She regularly advises U.S.-registered investment companies, their investment advisers and other service providers on regulatory, compliance and business matters. Ms. O’Neill also advises boards of directors/trustees of U.S.-registered investment companies on fund governance and fiduciary oversight matters.

She has extensive experience with registered fund filing obligations, including the development, organization and registration of new funds under the federal securities laws. Ms. O’Neill also frequently prepares materials for fund board meetings and regularly attends board meetings.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. O’Neill served as a legal extern at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and also at a multinational telecommunications corporation.

Education
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 2012
  • Emory University, J.D., 2015, with honors; Order of the Coif; Dean's Award, Fundamentals of Income Taxation; Managing Editor, Emory Law Journal
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York