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 was named the Best Lawyers’ 2012 Washington DC Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Lawyer of the Year. She has been recognized in Chambers for her "great attitude, great business sense and responsiveness." Chambers has also noted that Stephanie "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).