ELLIE COHEN is an associate in the Investment Funds group in the firm’s Chicago office. Her practice focuses on private alternative investment funds — their structuring, management, and related corporate and regulatory matters. Additionally, she advises and represents clients in securities, derivatives, and futures-related regulatory and corporate matters, including commodity pools and securities, futures, and derivatives trading.
Prior to joining Sidley, Ellie was a Public Interest Law Initiative Graduate Fellow at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law — Bluhm Legal Clinic Complex Civil Litigation and Investor Protection Center.
Ellie graduated cum laude from the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where she was the managing production editor of the Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy. Ellie earned her B.A., cum laude, in Journalism from The George Washington University. She spent several years working in D.C. before attending law school.