Overview

Stephanie Monaco is a member of the Corporate & Securities practice. She advises investment management firms, investment companies and hedge funds across a broad range of investment management needs. Formerly an attorney with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Stephanie brings a deep understanding of the regulatory environment to counseling clients on issues of compliance and product development.

Stephanie has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2009.  She has been consistently recognized in Chambers, as recent as 2019, for being “very knowledgeable, very experienced,” “valued for her regulatory expertise in the registered funds space.”  and having “a tremendous business sense.” Chambers has also noted Stephanie’s “great attitude and responsiveness” while observing that she "has a keen understanding of industry issues" and "knows when to step back and when an issue has to be forced."

Stephanie joined Mayer Brown in 2005. Previously, she was a partner at other prominent law firms in Washington DC. She also worked with the SEC’s Division of Investment Management, first in the Division’s Chief Counsel’s Office (1983–1986) and, later, in the Division’s Office of Investment Company Regulation (1988–1991).

Spoken Languages

  • English
Highlights
Securities Investigations: Internal, Civil and Criminal

Education

University of Baltimore School of Law, JD

University of Maryland, BA

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland