Corporate Practice Prep: Representing Boards, Directors and Financial Advisors

October 15, 2019 | 12:10 pm | Drinko 245

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Nicole Crum, Partner, Sullivan & Worcester (Washington D.C.) will talk about her practice representing boards and board committees, independent directors, mutual funds, investment advisers and broker-dealers. She will also discuss the advancement of women in the profession, the value of diversity, and how attorneys can help boards and other clients make decisions that have positive and meaningful impact on society.

Nicole regularly advises mutual fund boards, independent directors, board committees and executive leadership in the financial services industry on all aspects of governance and compliance, including the operation of investment companies and related transactions, crisis and conflict management, regulatory oversight and compliance, government and internal investigations, and shareholder engagement issues. Nicole counsels U.S. and non-U.S. financial services clients on all aspects of SEC and self-regulatory organization regulation. In recognition of her work, Nicole was named a “Rising Star” at the Mutual Fund Industry Awards by Fund Action/Fund Intelligence, and was also named a “Next Generation Lawyer” by The Legal 500 US. In 2019, she was included on DCA Live’s inaugural list of the top Emerging Women Leaders in Private Practice. Nicole serves as Chair of the Firm’s Women’s Initiative and is a 2017 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Prior to joining Sullivan, Nicole was an associate at Winston & Strawn LLP and Baker & McKenzie LLP.

Nicole earned a B.A. from The Ohio State University, a J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and an LL.M. from the University of London, University College London.

Awards & Honors

  • Emerging Woman Leader in Private Practice, DCA Live (2019)
  • Next Generation Lawyer, The Legal 500 U.S. (2018-2019)
  • Mutual Funds Industry Awards Rising Star (2018)
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Program (2017)
  • The Legal 500 U.S. (2012-2016, 2018-2019)

Lunch provided to those who register.

Co-sponsored by the Women’s Legal Society and the Business Law Society.