Ms. Murtha’s practice focuses on investment and fund management. Ms. Murtha advises financial institutions, investment advisers and commodity trading advisors on securities, commodities and derivatives regulatory matters, including SEC and CFTC registration, and securities law compliance in fundraising. In her practice she also advises her clients on corporate and commercial matters related to their investment management activities, including seeding arrangements, solicitation arrangements and marketing materials used to raise capital. She regularly structures and documents a variety of sophisticated and complex investment funds and is experienced in establishing registered investment companies, bespoke structured products and broker-dealer regulation.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Murtha was a partner in the Financial Services and Structured Products Groups of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and in the corporate group of Warshaw Burstein Cohen Schlesinger & Kuh, LLP. Ms. Murtha started her career as an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Seward & Kissel LLP.