Global law firm Rimon PC welcomes Investment Management Partner, Nicole Kalajian in Chicago

News Global law firm Rimon PC welcomes Investment Management Partner, Nicole Kalajian in Chicago Nicole Kalajian · September 13, 2021

Chicago, IL – Rimon is pleased to welcome investment management attorney, Nicole Kalajian as Partner in the firm’s Chicago office.

She joins Rimon from Stradley Ronon, where she was Counsel.

Ms. Kalajian represents securities and commodities professionals in a variety of regulatory, compliance and corporate matters. She has extensive experience advising private fund clients, including hedge funds, commodity pools, private equity funds, cryptocurrency funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, fund of funds and socially responsible investment vehicles. She provides legal, regulatory, and compliance guidance to registered and exempt investment advisers, commodity pool operators (CPOs), commodity trading advisors (CTAs), proprietary trading firms, robo-advisers, and family offices.

Ms. Kalajian also provides legal and structuring guidance concerning master-feeder structures, domestic and foreign funds, international offerings, separately managed accounts, and robo-adviser platforms. She represents institutional investors in analyzing investment opportunities into various types of private fund and other investment vehicles, as well as in negotiating side letters. She further assists investment management clients with industry comment letters and requests for no action relief, as well as with regulatory examinations and investigations.

“Investment management work is an integral part of what we do at Rimon,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO and Founding Partner of Rimon. “Nicole is an expert in increasingly important areas such as cryptocurrency funds and sustainable investing, and we are excited to have her join our exceptional investment management team.”

“I am very excited to be apart of the world-class investment management practice at Rimon,” said, Ms. Kalajian. “I look forward to collaborating with my new Rimon colleagues on cutting-edge investment management developments.”

Ms. Kalajian graduated from Chicago Kent School of Law (LL.M., Financial Services Law and J.D.), and from DePaul University (B.S., Honors Finance and Honors Economics).

Rimon has 44 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.