Sara P. Crovitz

Sara P. Crovitz provides counsel on all aspects of investment company and investment adviser regulation. She also is part of a team serving as counsel to independent trustees of a number of business development companies and closed-end funds.  Since joining Stradley Ronon, she has presented at a number of conferences and webinars on topics including compliance, proxy voting and standard of conduct rulemaking.

Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, Sara was Deputy Chief Counsel and Associate Director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC. Sara worked at the SEC for 21 years, including 17 years in the Division of Investment Management focusing on issues under the Investment Company and Investment Advisers Acts of 1940. While in the Division, Sara worked with a team of over 50 attorneys in issuing exemptive orders, no-action/interpretive letters, IM Guidance Updates and other written and oral guidance, including guidance related to custody, fund governance and affiliated transactions. For many years, Sara also led the Division's international efforts, including numerous IOSCO and FSB work streams.