Don Smith concentrates his practice on investment management and mutual fund law. He serves as counsel to registered investment companies and their boards of directors, with a particular focus on bank-affiliated investment companies. In addition to providing regulatory and compliance counseling on routine and complex operational issues, he advises registered investment company and investment adviser clients on the impact of the rapidly changing regulatory landscape. His experience also extends to trust and investment management activities of banks and their affiliates, as well as questions arising from the other securities activities of banking institutions.
- Best Lawyers in America, Mutual Funds Law (2013-2022)
- District of Columbia Bar Association
- Presenter, Mutual Fund Directors Forum Webinar, “The Department of Labor's New Fiduciary Regulation: Considerations for Mutual Fund Directors,” September 20, 2016.