Mana Behbin represents registered investment companies and onshore and offshore private equity funds and hedge funds. She also counsels in reorganizing large mutual fund complexes and numerous mutual fund mergers, and preparing various US Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including registration statements and proxy statements. In addition, Mana counsels domestic and international clients on various issues relating to private equity and hedge fund offerings, including fund formation, organization of domestic and offshore entities, and compliance with US law.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Mana also represented public and private companies in their execution of transactions to meet strategic and financial goals, including complex corporate combinations, stock and asset acquisitions, and securities and structured finance issuances.
Columbia University, 2000, Bachelor of Arts
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2003, Juris Doctor
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, 2003, Certificate
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, Investment fund formation and management: Mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds, The Legal 500 US (2023)
Rising Star, Fund Intelligence Mutual Fund Industry and ETF Awards (2021)
Member, Best ETF Law Firm, ETF Express US Awards (2021, 2022)
Member, ETF Law Firm of the Year, ETF.com (2019)
Member, Best ETF Legal & Compliance Firm, ETF Express (2019)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Asset Management, Law360 (2017)