Rita Rubin

Counsel

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  • JD, Fordham University Law School, 1999
  • BA, Fordham University, 1993

Qualifications

  • Illinois, 2012
  • Massachusetts, 2000
  • New York, 2000
  • American Bar Association (Federal Regulation of Securities Sub-Committee; Investment Companies and Investment Advisors Sub-Committee)
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Legal 500 US (2014)

Rita Rubin

Counsel

Rita Rubin concentrates her practice on the representation of open-end and closed-end investment companies, investment company boards of directors, investment advisers and service providers in governance, regulatory and transactional matters. She has extensive experience in advising closed-end investment companies on issues relating to activist shareholders, proxy solicitations, tender offers, rights offerings, and other regulatory matters. Rita has worked with investment companies and their advisers on a range of matters including the formation, maintenance, reorganization and termination of open-end and closed-end investment companies, requests for no-action relief, exemptive applications and regulatory inspections and examinations.

Rita has previous experience as in-house counsel at various global asset management companies.

Publications

  • Co-author, “SEC Adopts Final Rules Governing the Structure and Operation of Money Market Funds,” The Investment Lawyer (October 2014)
  • Author, “Happy Anniversary! Fund Directors and Rule 38a-1, 10 Years After Enactment,” Fund Directions (July 2014) 

Presentations

  • Moderator, “Board Oversight of Liquidity,” Mutual Fund Directors Forum, 2017 Directors’ Institute (January 17, 2017)
  • Panelist, “Shareholder Voting and Activism in Closed-End Funds,” ICI’s 2014 Closed-End Fund Conference (November 4, 2014)
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