Colleen joined Ropes & Gray in 2009 in the corporate department. Colleen is counsel in the firm’s asset management group. She focuses her practice on regulatory and compliance matters for investment advisers, including private equity firms, hedge funds, venture capital firms, wealth managers, endowments and other types of investment advisers. Earlier in her legal career, Colleen represented registered investment companies and their directors as well as other types of pooled investment vehicles.


  • Represents investment advisers on a wide range of corporate, regulatory and compliance matters, focusing on the Investment Advisers Act.
  • Assists advisers in registering with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 
  • Assists advisers in the development and maintenance of compliance programs.
  • Counsels registered investment advisers in connection with Securities and Exchange Commission examinations.

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