David L. Williams

david.williams dbr.com
Phone: (312) 569-1107 (312) 569-1107
Fax: (312) 569-3107


David L. Williams represents and counsels a variety of clients in the investment management industry. He prepares registration and proxy statements and handles various securities filings for both open-end and closed-end funds. He counsels multi-series and multi-class funds and their boards, money market funds, exchange-traded funds, multi-manager funds and investment advisers.

David also represents and advises sponsors of unregistered investment funds organized both in the United States and offshore. David provides advice regarding the organization and structure of both managers and funds, including investment advisers (registered and unregistered), commodity trading advisors and commodity pool operators.


Illinois Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers (2015, 2017)

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Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2008
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 2005