Patrick D. Sweeney is Chairperson of Herrick's Investment Management Practice Group. He represents investment managers, investment funds and investment fund fiduciaries in a wide range of corporate, regulatory and transactional matters. Pat also represents major institutional investors in corporate debt restructuring and non-U.S. investors in inbound investments.
Prior to joining Herrick, Pat practiced investment management law in-house for more than 10 years, first as senior investment counsel for Merrill Lynch Asset Management and then as General Counsel to Nomura Corporate Research and Asset Management. He began practicing law in association with Shearman & Sterling in the 1980's, where he represented financial institutions in corporate, securities and finance transactions.
Pat is an active member of the New York City Bar Investment Management Committee and the Investment Company and Investment Adviser Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section, and has participated for many years in committees, conferences and panel presentations of the Investment Company Institute, the Loan Syndications and Trading Association, the Mutual Fund Directors Forum and many other investment management industry organizations.