Margery K. Neale is a partner and Co-Chair of the Asset Management Group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. Ms. Neale focuses on counseling investment companies, investment advisers, fund sponsors and independent directors in all aspects of the fund business. Ms. Neale has significant experience advising on the creation and operation of registered open-end and closed-end investment companies, exchange traded funds (ETFs), and business development companies. She regularly advises on fund governance, regulatory compliance and a broad range of transactions involving funds and/or advisory organizations. She represents many different types of clients in the registered fund industry, including some of the largest and most well-known fund groups as well as smaller fund families and recent entrants. She is a graduate of Smith College and Yale Law School.