K&L Gates Expands Investment Management Practice with New York Partner Addition

27 April 2017

New York - The New York office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Eden L. Rohrer as a partner in the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice. She joins K&L Gates from Crowell & Moring LLP.

Rohrer concentrates her practice on broker-dealer regulatory, enforcement, and litigation matters, including Self Regulatory Organization (SRO) membership, employment, research, soft dollar arrangements, chaperoning of foreign broker-dealers, social media, anti-money laundering rules, securities offerings, and market making and trading issues.

She assists clients with responses to examinations and inquiries in a range of enforcement proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), FINRA, NYSE, and state and foreign regulatory authorities on issues including market manipulation, insider trading, distribution of unregistered securities, net capital requirements, direct market access, Rule 15c2-11, Regulation M, cross-border trading, electronic intrusion and customer impersonation, sales practices, supervision, credit default swaps, futures, options, fixed income, indexes, placements in both privately held and publicly traded securities (PIPEs), and other securities products.

“Eden’s broad and substantial practice advising broker-dealers complements the firm’s strong investment management practice,” said John A. Bicks, administrative partner of K&L Gates’ New York office. “We are delighted to welcome her to the firm and to the New York office.”

Rohrer also has extensive experience with arbitrations and state and federal litigation on a range of securities and corporate issues, including fraud allegations, forgery, misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duty, unauthorized trading, breach of contract, and omissions and violations of securities laws.

One of the largest and most experienced such practices in the United States and globally, K&L Gates’ investment management practice has more than 150 lawyers in offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Asia devoted to assisting the investment management and professional investor communities.

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