Jon S. Rand

Jon Rand Dechert financial services lawyer New York

Jon S. Rand


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3634 | +1 212 698 3599


Jon S. Rand has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of investment management. His clients include registered and private investment companies, investment advisers, broker-dealers, insurance companies, banks, and other institutions.

Mr. Rand participates in the design and creation of registered fund products for both institutional and retail investors. Mr. Rand often counsels clients in investment management merger and acquisition transactions, and post-closing integration and consolidation of operations and products. Mr. Rand has a special interest in corporate governance and has frequently served as independent counsel to fund boards. Mr. Rand assists a variety of clients in establishing and managing private investment companies in the form of unregistered domestic and offshore funds. Mr. Rand also is regularly called upon to assist clients experiencing or anticipating compliance, inspection, enforcement, or other regulatory problems with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including counseling on structuring specialized financing transactions and enterprises to avoid inadvertent status as investment companies.

Mr. Rand is listed for mutual funds law in The Best Lawyers in America (2007-2019) based on peer review. Legal 500 (US) noted that he has “deep expertise and solid judgment.” He is a frequent speaker at investment management-related conferences, seminars, and workshops.

Mr. Rand is a member of the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates (2019-2020).

  • Franklin & Marshall College, A.B., 1980
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 1983, member of the Boston College Law Review
  • New York
  • Oregon