Andrew J. "Buddy" Donohue is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Investment Management Practice. Mr. Donohue has been associated with the investment management industry for more than 35 years. He also has experience in broker-dealer, commodities, and general securities law matters, and has held various securities and commodities licenses.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Donohue was the director of the Division of Investment Management at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from May 2006 to November 2010, where he was responsible for developing regulatory policy and administering the federal securities laws applicable to mutual funds, ETFs, closed-end funds, variable insurance products, UITs, and investment advisers.
Before joining the SEC staff, Mr. Donohue served as global general counsel for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and as executive vice president, general counsel, director, and member of the executive committee for OppenheimerFunds, Inc.
Mr. Donohue earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1975 and his B.A., cum laude, with high honors, in economics from Hofstra University in 1972.
Mr. Donohue is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.
New York University School of Law, 1975, J.D.
Hofstra University, 1972, B.A., Cum Laude, With High Honors