Ms. Schneider is a partner in the Investment Management group of K&L Gates and is based in the Washington, D.C. office. She has over twenty years of experience in representing investment advisers and investment companies on transactional, regulatory and compliance matters. She also advises the independent directors of investment companies on corporate governance and regulatory matters. She has substantial experience advising clients on issues relating to social media and cybersecurity. She also assists clients in developing and structuring registered products using alternative investment strategies and “manager-of-managers” structures.
Ms. Schneider serves as Chair of the Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers of the Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. She served as Co-Chair of the ABA Task Force that authored the Fund Director’s Guidebook, Fourth Edition (2015).
Ms. Schneider is a member of the Advisory Board of the Mutual Fund Directors Forum.
She has been nominated as “Independent Counsel of the Year” by Fund Directions for the 23rd Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards, 2016.
Her experience includes:
Ms. Schneider's professional background includes: