Adam Johnson

Counsel
Fintech & Financial Services
Corporate & Securities

Contact

415-735-5933
adamjohnson@scalefirm.com
New York, NY

Adam advises individuals and institutions on investment and corporate law. He has more than twenty years of experience working with clients around the world on public and private investment vehicles, financial marketing and distribution, regulatory and governance issues, and capital markets transactions. He has worked with professional asset managers, high net worth individuals, and corporations in the public and private equity markets. He helps clients strategize on business development, negotiate complex agreements, navigate changing regulatory frameworks, address compliance obligations, and find efficient operational solutions. Working as both outside and in-house counsel, he has helped companies around the world meet their strategic business, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance challenges. Prior to Scale, Adam advised business heads and senior management as a leader in the legal departments of publicly listed investment management firms. He has lived and worked in Asia and is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.

Areas of Expertise
Investment management<br/>Corporate and securities<br/>Fund formation and distribution<br/>Regulation and compliance<br/>Outside general counsel<br/>Commercial contracts and transactions<br/>Operations
Prior Associations
Cohen & Steers Inc.<br/>AllianceBernstein LP<br/>Clifford Chance US LLP
Education
Brigham Young University<br/>University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall)
Bar Admission
New York

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