Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP provides strategic legal representation and counsel to market-leading public and private companies worldwide. We combine core experience—in asset management, business reorganization and restructuring, M&A, private equity, corporate and securities law, intellectual property, complex litigation, regulatory compliance and real estate—with other key disciplines to deliver practical solutions for business-critical transactions and bet-the-company litigation. Willkie's Asset Management practice, with over 40 years of experience, is a leader in the fund industry, providing an extensive array of legal services to all types of funds and their managers, directors, shareholders, clients and service providers.
Lindquist & Vennum’s 150 attorneys provide a full array of corporate finance, transactional, and litigation services for clients from offices in Minnesota, Colorado, and South Dakota. The firm has established and emerging practices in many industry and specialty areas, including private equity, financial institutions, real estate, healthcare and life sciences, renewable energy, and bankruptcy. In addition to corporate services, Lindquist also has strong estate planning and family law practices. For nearly five decades, the firm has served corporate, governmental, and individual clients across the nation and around the world.
Benjamin J. Haskin is a partner in the Asset Management Group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Washington. Mr. Haskin advises mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, private and offshore funds, investment advisers and broker-dealers on a wide range of investment management issues, including compliance, corporate governance and regulatory matters. He represents fund boards of directors and regularly conducts internal reviews on behalf of investment companies and investment advisers. He additionally advises investment managers on matters related to the purchase and sale of advisory businesses.
Jonathan B. Levy, is Co-Chair of the securities group at Lindquist & Vennum LLP in Minneapolis. Jon leads the investment management practice. Jon regularly represents investment advisers, limited partners, investment companies, broker-dealers and related financial service firms in a variety of matters, including private fund formation, fund governance, adviser and fund disclosure, regulatory examinations and mergers and acquisitions. Jon is on the Board of Directors of the Twin Cities Chapter of the CFA Society where he serves on various committees and is involved in planning the Chapter’s annual investor conference. Jon is also co-chair of the Securities Committee of the Minnesota State Business Association Business Law Section. Jon has a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. Prior to joining Lindquist, he served as Senior Counsel for the SEC’s Southeast Regional Office.