Jay Gould - Secretary
practices in the Corporate & Securities area and is leader of Pillsbury's Investment Funds & Investment Management practice team.
counsels clients involved in all aspects of the financial services industry.
represents US registered investment companies, hedge funds, offshore investment companies, investment advisers, retail and institutional broker-dealers, and municipal bond underwriters.
has extensive experience in drafting private placement memoranda, partnership and limited liability company agreements, subscription agreements, registration statements, proxy statements, periodic reports, noaction letters, applications for exemptive relief and other documents for filing with the SEC, the FINRA and other regulatory agencies
advises investment companies, investment advisers and broker-dealers on mergers and acquisitions.
also provides counsel on matters involving corporate governance and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; mortgage securitizations and sales; collateralized debt offers; joint ventures and strategic relations; and retail, institutional and offshore securities distribution strategies and regulatory considerations.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gould served as Chief Counsel for E*TRADE Global Asset Management, Inc., Vice President with TransAmerica Life Companies, Senior Counsel to Bank of America NT&SA, and as an attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission, White & Case LLP, and two other major international law firms.
is ranked as a leading lawyer by 2010 Legal 500 US.
On behalf of the firm, Mr. Gould
accepted a prestigious client service award from HFM Week at the publication's 2009 and 2010 U.S. Service Provider Awards ceremony.
Pillsbury was named "Best Onshore Law Firm-Client Service" both years.