Pillsbury Recognized for Top Client Service to Hedge Fund Industry
Ms. Duckor is a senior counsel in the law firm's Corporate & Securities and Investment Funds & Investment Management practices. She focuses on hedge funds and investment management regulation. Ms. Duckor provides strategic and legal advice for start-up investment advisory businesses and up-and running investment managers ranging from small advisers to those with over a billion in assets under management. She counsels on a wide range of legal issues and regulatory compliance matters related to the structuring, formation and management of registered and unregistered investment advisory firms and domestic and offshore hedge funds and fund groups. Ms Duckor also has extensive experience preparing and negotiating agreements for various investment management, managed account and subadvisory arrangements, and negotiating on managers' behalf investments by institutional investors ("side letters") and 'seed' capital arrangements.
Prior to joining Pillsbury, Ms. Duckor practiced in the investment management groups with the law firms of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP in New York and Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin in San Francisco, and served as in-house counsel for Barclays Global Investors, N.A. She is the Chair of the policy committee of the California Hedge Fund Association and serves on the steering committee of the Association of Women in Alternative Investing.
- Legal 500 US, Alternative/Hedge Funds (2010)
State Bar of California, New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association