Adam Kanter is a partner in the Corporate & Securities practice of the Washington office. He focuses his practice on counseling domestic and non-US investment advisers, investment companies, and other financial services firms on a variety of regulatory, compliance, enforcement, and transactional matters.

Adam has advised clients on a wide range of investment management matters, including formation, registration, and ongoing compliance issues of investment advisers and investment companies. He has also assisted clients in adapting to new regulations, such as the amended marketing rule under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and the amended fair value rule under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Adam also advises clients on related matters, including the preparation of compliance policies and procedures, registration statements, proxy statements, “no-action” letter requests, exemptive applications, comment letters, and corporate documents.

He joined Mayer Brown in 2008.

Spoken Languages

  • English
Securities Investigations: Internal, Civil and Criminal


The George Washington University Law School, JD, with honors

University of Connecticut, BA, magna cum laude


  • District of Columbia
  • New York