- Investment Management
- Compliance & Investment Management
- Registered Investment Companies
- Securities Industry
- Exchange Traded Funds
- Investment Advisers
- Private Investment Funds
- Variable Insurance Products
- Financial Services
- Collective Investment Trusts
- Bank & Financial Services Regulatory
- Business Development Companies
Ranked, National Tier 1: Securities/Capital Markets Law, U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2015)
Ranked: Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds in The U.S. Legal 500 (2014)
Ranked: Financial Services Regulation: Broker-Dealer Regulation in Chambers USA (2014)
Ranked: Investment Funds: Registered Funds in Chambers USA (2014)
Ranked "#1 Most Active Law Firm" globally, based on the number of private equity funds worked on for limited and general partners, by Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst (2013)
Ranked, National Tier 1: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2013)
honors + affiliations
Senior Student Editor, Villanova Journal of Law and Investment Management
Associate Editor, Villanova Law Review
1701 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2921
Sean Graber is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Investment Management and Securities Industry Practice. Mr. Graber focuses his practice on investment management matters involving investment advisers, mutual funds, closed-end funds, private investment companies, registered funds of hedge funds and exchange-traded funds and their related organization, registration, and ongoing regulatory compliance matters. He counsels clients on a wide variety of regulatory and transactional investment management matters, including development of new products and services; federal and state registration and compliance issues; SEC enforcement actions; mergers and acquisitions involving investment companies and investment advisers; interpretive and "no-action" letter requests; SEC exemptive orders; and related matters. He also serves as counsel to boards of directors of mutual funds and advises insurance companies on regulatory matters relating to variable insurance products.
Mr. Graber earned his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law in 2001 and his B.A. from George Washington University in 1996.
Mr. Graber is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.
- Villanova University School of Law, 2001, J.D.
- George Washington University, 1996, B.A.