DOUGLAS McCORMACK has more than 16 years of legal experience and focuses on legal and regulatory matters related to U.S.-registered investment companies (with an emphasis on money market mutual funds), distribution, compliance, sub-advisory relationships and related matters. Douglas is recommended in Alternative/hedge funds and Mutual/registered funds in the 2013 edition of The Legal 500 U.S. and in Mutual/registered funds in the 2016 edition.
Douglas earned an A.B. in philosophy and a certificate of concentration in Latin from Princeton University in 1995 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1998. Prior to joining Sidley, Douglas was a director in the Legal & Compliance Department at BlackRock (2007–2012) and an associate in the New York office of an international law firm (1998–2007).
Douglas is part of Sidley’s Investment Funds practice team that consistently wins top recognition in the investment funds industry: two-time winner of Chambers and Partners’ “Investment Funds Team of the Year for the U.S.”; four-time recipient of first-tier national rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings for Mutual Funds Law; and recognized as a leading firm for Registered Funds by Chambers USA every year since 2008.
Admissions & Certifications
- New York
- Harvard Law School, J.D., 1998
- Princeton University, A.B., 1995 (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)