Alicia is a member of the Reed Smith’s Global Corporate Group and joined the firm in 2007. Alicia is involved in the structuring, formation and regulatory compliance (including compliance policy planning) of U.S. and non-U.S. hedge funds and private equity funds, private offerings of debt and equity securities, mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. In this capacity, she prepares offering and organizational documents, reviews marketing materials and drafts and reviews various related agreements, including operating and partnership agreements for management entities and side letter agreements as well as third-party marketing agreements with broker-dealers, and she assists litigation counsel in the representation of hedge funds and funds of funds in various court actions. Alicia is also involved in conducting due diligence reviews of existing funds on behalf of investment banks and of managers on behalf of prospective investors.Alicia counsels broker-dealers and investment advisers on all aspects of SEC registration and FINRA membership; broker-dealer and investment adviser “status” questions; the FINRA continuing membership process; mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures involving broker-dealers and investment advisers.
- New York Law School, 1999, J.D., Hellenic Law Society; Student Bar Association
- New York University, 1995, B.A., Political Science, Philosophy minor, Dean's List of Distinguished Students
- New York
- Member of the New York Bar Association