Sullivan & Worcester Expands Investment Management Group in DC

Abigail Bertumen Joins Investment Management Team as Counsel
Press Release
February 27, 2023

Washington, DC - International law firm Sullivan & Worcester today announced that Abigail (Abby) Bertumen has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as Counsel in the Investment Management practice group, bringing a wealth of ETF regulatory, operational and product development expertise.  Bertumen advises investment advisors, brokers, and registered  and unregistered investment companies regarding regulatory and compliance matters.  Additionally, she advises non-investment companies on issues regarding their status under the Investment Company Act of 1940.  She also routinely provides counsel to independent trustees of funds regarding ‘40 Act regulatory requirements.

Bertumen, who was noted by industry trade magazine Fund Intelligence as a “Rising Star for the Mutual Fund and ETF Industry,” joins Sullivan from Morgan Lewis where she was Of Counsel. Prior to that, she was General Counsel and a Limited Partner at Exchange Traded Concepts, LLP, a private label ETF investment advisor, in New York. Bertumen earned her J.D. from University of Baltimore Law School and her undergraduate degree from Ithaca College.

About Sullivan
Sullivan & Worcester (Sullivan) is a leading AmLaw 200 law firm with more than 200 attorneys in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, DC. Sullivan’s clients, including Fortune 500 companies and emerging businesses, rely on Sullivan’s strategic vision, comfort with complexity and intense focus on results. As a global law firm, Sullivan’s reach extends beyond the United States. Sullivan has represented clients around the world and has a deep bench for working on a variety of matters and issues affecting clients globally.

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