John W. Gerstmayr

Retired Partner

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  • JD, magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1975; Order of the Coif
  • MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1972
  • BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1971

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts
  • German
  • American Bar Association Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers, former chairman
  • American Bar Association Task Force Preparing Guide for Mutual Fund Directors
  • Boston Bar Association, Sub committee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisors, former chairman
  • Former Chairman of Ropes & Gray's Investment Management Practice Group
  • Director of Miramichi Salmon Association (U.S.), Inc.
  • Director of Handel & Haydn Society
  • Former President, Wellesley Club
  • Former Chairman, Advisory Committee of the Town of Wellesley
  • Former Chairman, Personnel Board of the Town of Wellesley
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2006-2015)
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008-2014)
  • PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook (2011)

John W. Gerstmayr

Retired Partner

John Gerstmayr, a member of the firm's corporate department and former chairman of the investment management practice group, concentrated in the representation of investment companies, their independent trustees and investment advisers. His practice has also included substantial work on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, and public finance matters.

John's clients included the Putnam Funds and their independent trustees and the DWS Funds and their independent trustees.

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