Jesse Kanach is a partner in the Investment Management practice at Perkins Coie LLP, where he represents asset managers on virtually all aspects of their investment business. Legal 500 has noted that Jesse’s “calm delivery of wise counsel in tough situations is remarkable” for both hedge funds and mutual funds. After clerking in the Office of General Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission during law school, Jesse has 20 years of law firm experience counseling investment company complexes, independent fund directors and trustees, and investment advisers on fund formation, regulatory compliance, and commercial negotiations. He counsels on board processes, coordinates government filings, drafts responses to regulatory examinations, submits no-action letters and exemptive applications, and addresses the unique considerations that affect fund manager reorganizations. He enjoys the mentoring and education that are central to a career in ever-evolving Investment Company Act compliance.