Ms Janna Manes > Proskauer Rose LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299
United States
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Janna Manes has worked with registered investment companies and their boards of directors for all of her more than 25 years of practice. In addition to private practice, Janna served as General Counsel of a major asset management firm. As a result, her skill set covers the full range of the Investment Company Act practice. Her background and diverse experiences with a varied client base enable her to provide practical, timely advice appropriate to a client’s specific circumstances.

Janna advises many of her clients on a day-to-day basis on legal requirements and industry practices regarding compliance matters, SEC filings, board governance matters and fund formations and reorganizations. She also has extensive experience negotiating both routine and complex service provider agreements, structuring and reviewing compliance programs, and assisting clients in managing complex and long term projects to comply with new regulations or implement fund management or board initiatives.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Investment fund formation and management > Mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds

At Proskauer Rose LLP, the registered funds group plays a critical role in the firm’s market-leading interdisciplinary BDC practice, by representing notable business development companies, their investment advisers and asset manager platforms, underwriters or independent directors on all aspects of public and private BDCs. Stuart Coleman leads the broad offering. Other key members of the ‘deep bench‘ include Janna Manes, who acts as co-chair of the Women’s Investment Management Forum, and David Stephens, who has acted as a principal advisor to the BNY Mellon Family of Funds and Dreyfus Money Market Fund for over 30 years. All named attorneys are based in New York. David Marcinkus and Nicole Runyan have left the firm.