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Jamie L. Nash is a partner at Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C. Jamie focuses his practice on the private fund industry. Jamie advises start-up and mature private investment funds, SEC registered investment advisors and family offices on strategic and regulatory issues related to their formation, structure and operation. He also advises clients with respect to management company structuring and ownership arrangements, seed and anchor capital arrangements, employment and compensation arrangements, marketing arrangements, and general securities and commodities law matters.

Jamie also spends a significant portion of his practice advising investment advisors with respect to establishing, implementing and monitoring compliance programs, as well as counseling clients through SEC investment advisor examinations.

Jamie has been quoted in well-known publications for his views with respect to regulatory developments affecting the hedge fund industry, including in The Wall Street Journal, AR+Alpha, Reuters and Bloomberg, and he is a regular speaker at hedge fund industry events.

Jamie was named a “Rising Star” by New York Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015 and 2016.


Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2001)
Staff Editor, Fordham Law Review
New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business (B.S., summa cum laude, 1998)


2002, New York


“Key trends relating to hedge funds,” 19th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds, Moderator, March 2018

"Hedge Funds: A Shifting Landscape," Maples Investment Funds Forum 2018, Panelist, February 2018

"Attacking the New Form ADV," Presented by ACA Compliance Group and Kleinberg Kaplan, Panelist, January 2018

"Investment Funds: Hot Topics," AIMA Fund Manager Training Session, Speaker, October 2017

Goldman Sachs Third Annual Hedge Fund Legal and Regulator Seminar, Panelist, March 2017

"Asset Management Regulatory and Tax Discussion," Presented by Ernst & Young and Kleinberg Kaplan, Panelist, December 2015

Goldman Sachs Prime Brokerage Hedge Fund Learning Series, Presence Exams:  Getting (and Staying) Prepared, Panelist, May and July 2014

ACA’s Spring 2014 Compliance Conference, Panelist, April 2014

"SEC Examinations of Private Fund Managers: Recent Trends and Practical Advice," Presented by ACA Compliance Group & Kleinberg Kaplan, Panelist, October 2013

ACA’s Fall 2013 Compliance Conference, Panelist, October 2013

GAIM Ops Cayman 2013, Panelist, April 2013

ACA’s Spring 2013 Compliance Conference, Panelist, April 2013

Morgan Stanley Prime Brokerage CFO/COO Conference, Panelist, October 2012

McGladrey’s 4th Annual Investment Industry Summit, Panelist, September 2012

Goldman Sachs Prime Brokerage Form PF Roundtable, Panelist, July 2012

HFM Legal Summit, Panelist, June 2012

Goldman Sachs Prime Brokerage Fall Hedge Fund Symposium, Panelist, September 2011

Morgan Stanley Prime Brokerage Hedge Fund Registration Forum, Panelist, December 2010
Goldman Sachs Financial Reform Symposium, Panelist, September 2010

Maples Investment Funds Forum 2009 and 2012 (Cayman Islands)

EisnerAmper LLP Private Wealth and Family Office Summit, Panelist, November 2011


Beta Gamma Sigma


HFM InvestHedge, January 2019

SEC Proposes Business Continuity and Transition Plan Rule for Investment Advisers,” Kleinberg Kaplan Legal Update, August 2016

Creating “Recovery Classes” to Help Raise Hedge Fund Investor Capital,” Kleinberg Kaplan Legal Update, August 2016

SEC Increases Net Worth Threshold of “Qualified Client” Test,” Kleinberg Kaplan Legal Update, July 2016

SEC Announces 2016 Examination Priorities,” Kleinberg Kaplan Legal Update, February 2016

Cybersecurity Update: NFA Adopts Guidance Regarding Information Systems Security Programs,” Kleinberg Kaplan Legal Update, January 2016

Considerations for Year-End Certifications Concerning Employee Personal Securities Accounts,” Kleinberg Kaplan Legal Update, December 2015

SEC Announces 2015 Examination Priorities,” Kleinberg Kaplan Legal Update, January 2015

Further SEC Sanctions Indicate Continued Attention to Rule 105 Short Selling Violations,” Kleinberg Kaplan Legal Update, September 2014

Impact of the Jobs Act on Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds,” Kleinberg Kaplan Legal Update, May 2012

Co-Author, "Lessons Learned from the Rajaratnam Case," Absolute Return + Alpha, May 2011


New York City Bar Association
Managed Funds Association



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