Kenneth Nick is the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Waterfall Asset Management, LLC, a New York-based investment adviser, which focuses on high yield ABS, loans and private equity. Prior to joining Waterfall in 2011, Mr. Nick was Managing Director and Senior Counsel to Guggenheim Partners, LLC, a multi-strategy, global financial services firm. Prior to joining Guggenheim, Mr. Nick was Assistant General Counsel at Fiduciary Trust Company International, an affiliate of Franklin Templeton Resources. Mr. Nick began his career as a staff attorney in the legal department of Bear Stearns & Co. Inc. Mr. Nick has an A.B. in Communication from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from New York Law School.