Sharon Tomao advises private investment funds and their managers on structural, regulatory, operational and transactional matters, as well as succession planning. She provides clients with general counsel services in addition to advice relating to a variety of transactions, including employment matters, licensing agreements, joint venture agreements, private equity and private placements and other business relationships and transactions.



Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1996)

Dartmouth College (B.A., 1993)

Oxford University, St. Anne’s College (Fall, 1991)

Bar Admissions

1997, New York


SEC Expected to Consider Postponing Investment Adviser Registration Deadline to First Quarter 2012

April 10, 2011

In a letter to the president of the North American Securities Administrators Association, the Associate Director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) Division of Investment Management, Robert E. Plaze, stated that although the Commission’s staff anticipates that the implementing rulemaking under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank…