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Joshua B. Deringer counsels a wide range of national and international financial service companies involved in all aspects of the investment management industry, including registered investment companies, hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles, as well as investment advisers. He is chair of the Investment Management Practice Group and a managing partner of the firm.


Josh has extensive experience in organizing, counseling and reorganizing open- and closed-end investment companies. His clients include multi-series and multi-class mutual funds, registered fund of funds, multi-manager funds and exchange-traded funds. Josh also has substantial experience counseling boards of directors and related parties on: fund governance; fiduciary duties; best practices; compliance policies and procedures; and regulatory investigations and inspections. He has worked with regulators on a range of issues and products, and advises domestic and offshore hedge funds and private equity funds in planning, funding and structuring strategies and day-to-day operations.

Professional Memberships

Bar: New York, Pennsylvania


Hedge Fund Association

Managed Funds Association

Mid-Atlantic Hedge Fund Association



Fordham University School of Law, J.D., Fordham Law Review;

University of Pennsylvania, B.A.


Chambers USA "Recognised Practitioner" Nationwide - Investment Funds: Registered Funds (2017–2018)

Chambers USA (2012-2013)

Pennsylvania Lawyer on the Fast Track, The Legal Intelligencer (2013)