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Ndenisarya Meekins
Ndenisarya Meekins

Ndenisarya Meekins

Practice Area Leader – Asset Management and Investment Funds, Immediate Past Vice Chair of the Firmwide Diversity Committee

Ndenisarya Meekins is a partner in the Asset Management and Investment Funds practice. Her practice focuses on the representation of investment companies, their independent directors and trustees, and investment advisers on a full range of regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters. Ndenisarya works with investment company complexes and investment advisers of all sizes and is particularly focused on serving the needs of each individual client.

In 2015, Ndenisarya was selected by Fund Action and Fund Directions as a Rising Star of Mutual Funds. Each year colleagues in the industry identify self-starters who have risen quickly to further the development of their company and the mutual funds community as a whole. Fund Action and Fund Directions subsequently determine winners based on an advanced set of criteria relating to leadership and outstanding contributions to the mutual fund industry.

  • Recognized by Chambers Global for Registered Funds in the USA, 2023-2024
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 as a Leading Lawyer in Investment Fund Formation and Management
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Mutual Funds Law
  • Recognized by Chambers USA in Registered Funds Law, 2022
  • Board Chair, Washington Conservatory of Music
  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association

Ndenisarya speaks frequently on regulatory and compliance issues. She is a regular faculty member of conferences sponsored by K&L Gates, the National Society of Compliance Professionals, and Ascendant Compliance. Her presentations include:

  • Future of Mutual Funds, K&L Gates and Fund Directions, Fund Directors Boston Summit 2017, (Boston, MA, 2017)
  • Compliance and Ethics, National Society of Compliance Professionals, 2015 National Membership Meeting (Washington, D.C., 2015)
  • Regulatory Exams, National Society of Compliance Professionals, West Coast Regional Membership Meeting (Los Angeles,CA, 2015)
  • Incorporating Ethics into Your Compliance Program, National Society of Compliance Professionals, 2014 National Membership Meeting (Washington, D.C., 2014)
  • Conducting Due Diligence, National Society of Compliance Professionals, East Coast Regional Membership Meeting (New York, NY, 2014)
  • Disclosure Issues: You Do Not Want to be Surprised, National Society of Compliance Professionals, 2012 National Membership Meeting (Washington, D.C., 2012)
  • Addressing New Issues in SEC and State Examinations and Enforcement Proceedings, National Society of Compliance Professionals, East Coast and Boston Regional Membership Meetings (New York, NY and Boston, MA, 2010)
  • Getting a Little Closer: Buildings Alliances to Be a More Effective Business Partner With Your In-House Clients and Introduction to Financial Statements, Corporate Counsel Women of Color, 5th Annual Career Strategies Conference, (Las Vegas, NV, 2009)
  • Investment Adviser Compliance For Beginners, National Society of Compliance Professionals, 2008 National Membership Meeting, (Philadelphia, PA, 2008)
  • Investment Adviser Roundtable: Risk Management Processes, National Society of Compliance Professionals, East Coast and Boston Regional Membership Meetings (New York, NY and Boston, M.A. 2008)

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