Ethan W. Johnson

Ethan W. Johnson is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Investment Management and Securities Industry Practice. Mr. Johnson's practice focuses on investment management; banking and financial institution law; international corporate finance; mergers and acquisitions; corporate governance; and general corporate law. Mr. Johnson counsels clients on a wide variety of regulatory and transactional matters, including the creation of hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, UCITS and SEC-registered funds; the organization and operation of broker-dealers and investment advisers; corporate finance projects including public and private offerings of debt and equity issues; and joint venture and investment projects in Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Mr. Johnson is a frequent author and lecturer on various topics, most recently including, regulation of broker-dealers and investment advisers; global distribution of investment funds; private equity real estate funds; and investment in the Emerging Markets and corporate governance. He is an editor of the Morgan Lewis Hedge Fund Deskbook: Legal and Practical Guide for a New Era, published by Thomson Reuters/West.

Mr. Johnson is admitted to practice in Florida and New York.


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Areas of Practice 1) Investment Management, 2) Registered Investment Companies, 3) Investment Advisers , 4) Broker-Dealers, 5) Real Estate Funds, 6) Securities Industry, 7) Mergers & Acquisitions, 8) Financial Services and 9) Bank & Financial Services Regulatory
Law School Emory University School of Law
Admitted Year 1990
Education Harvard University (B.A., 1979)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of Florida, State Bar Of New York
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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