AMY POLLAK is an associate in Sidley’s Investment Funds group and practices in the firm’s Chicago office. She advises and represents clients in securities, corporate and regulatory matters, including the organization and operation of investment advisers, commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors, hedge funds, funds of funds and commodity pools.
Representative matters include:
- formation and private offerings of investment funds;
- formation of private fund managers;
- funds of funds;
- registering investment advisers with the SEC;
- advising clients with respect to regulatory and compliance matters; and
- developing and updating compliance procedures for investment advisers.
Amy is a member of Sidley’s Investment Funds practice team that consistently wins top awards in the private funds industry: two-time winner of Chambers and Partners’ “Investment Funds Team of the Year for the U.S.”; Institutional Investor’s Alpha magazine’s 2014 Alpha Awards top “onshore” (U.S.) law firm serving the hedge fund industry; four-time recipient of first-tier national rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings for Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, and Derivatives and Futures Law; and ranked in the top band for Hedge Funds by Chambers USA every year since 2008.
Amy earned her J.D. in 2011 from Fordham University School of Law and her B.A. in English from Emory University in 2008.