Emma Rodriguez-Ayala has joined Faegre Baker Daniels as a partner in its corporate group. Rodriguez-Ayala will practice from the firm’s Chicago office.
Rodriguez-Ayala is an investment management attorney, with a business-minded and solutions-oriented approach to counseling clients. She leverages both in-house and private practice perspectives to advise investment advisers and fund investors throughout the U.S. on legal, regulatory, compliance and corporate matters. Additionally, she has experience working on sophisticated international investment management matters.
Rodriguez-Ayala spent over seven years in-house at Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. (MAS), a U.S. registered investment adviser, commodity pool operator and commodity trading adviser offering hedge funds worldwide. As the General Counsel, she was responsible for all legal, regulatory and compliance affairs of MAS, including conducting all operational risk management reviews.
She received her undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University and her J.D. from University of Chicago Law School.