Elliot J. Gluck is a partner in the Asset Management Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. Elliot's practice focuses on representing mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), their investment advisers and their boards. He serves as fund counsel to some of the largest fund complexes in the registered fund industry, as well as mid-size and smaller fund groups. He has also assisted a number of fund sponsors with entry into the registered fund industry.
Elliot has extensive experience in counseling on the organization and operation of registered investment companies, including with respect to a broad range of innovative and novel products and structures. He regularly advises registered funds on a wide range of compliance, corporate governance and complex regulatory matters. Elliot counsels clients with respect to trending investments and investment strategies, such as digital assets and ESG. He also represents closed-end funds in capital markets transactions, including initial and secondary public offerings of common and preferred stock and rights offerings.
Elliot has significant transactional experience, regularly counseling clients on mergers and acquisitions of asset management companies, registered fund mergers and fund adoptions. He also advises investment advisers in a broad array of matters, including new product development, investment advisory/wrap fee programs and regulatory compliance.
Elliot is ranked nationally for Investment Funds: Registered Funds in Chambers USA (2022). In 2016, he was selected as a Rising Star of Mutual Funds at the highly coveted Mutual Fund Industry Awards. Elliot has also been recognized by Legal 500 US and IFLR1000.