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UC Law's John Hunt joins Boston firm Nutter

Nutter Expands Business Department
John Hunt joins firm, brings extensive experience representing asset managers,
mutual funds, hedge fund sponsors and other investment funds.

(Boston, MA) – The law firm of Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP announced that John Hunt has joined the firm as a partner in the Business Department. Hunt’s practice focuses on representing asset managers and their affiliates on regulatory, compliance and transactional matters. He joins Nutter from his own firm McLaughlin & Hunt LLP.

Hunt represents U.S. and non-U.S. asset managers, mutual funds and sponsors of hedge funds, bank-managed collective investment funds, private equity funds and venture capital funds with respect to their regulatory, compliance and transactional matters. He regularly interfaces with U.S. regulators on a broad range of matters, including exemptive order applications, no-action letters, registration statements and examination inquiries.

Hunt has significant experience with onshore and offshore money market funds and other types of cash management products. He also assists asset managers and fund sponsors in organizing and operating U.S. and non-U.S. collective investment vehicles, including registered/publicly offered mutual funds, commodity pools and hedge funds organized in the Luxembourg, Ireland, Australia, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, and many other offshore jurisdictions. Over his career, Hunt has interacted extensively with non-U.S. regulators.

“John’s expertise in investment funds brings valuable strength to our ability to serve our corporate clients,” said Alex Glovsky, manager of the Business Department. “We are fortunate to be able to add his experience to our corporate practice.”

“I look forward to working with the exceptional clients and outstanding team of attorneys at Nutter and to building on Nutter’s already strong corporate practice,” said Hunt.

Hunt has practiced corporate law with other national firms in Boston and San Francisco. Prior to that, he was the general counsel and chief compliance officer of IXIS Asset Management Global Associates
(now Natixis Global Associates).

He received a J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and an A.B. from Middlebury College.

About Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP is a leading firm representing major global corporations and other public companies, privately held businesses, and leading medical and educational institutions in a range of legal practice areas. The firm was founded in 1879 by Louis D. Brandeis, who later served on the U.S. Supreme Court, and Samuel D. Warren.