Former Corporate Counsel Joins Akin

Thursday, December 1, 2005 - 01:00

Barry Y. Greenberg has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the firm's Private Equity and Investment Funds Practice in Dallas. A transactional lawyer, Mr. Greenberg will advise clients on a variety of matters related to the firm's investment funds practice, with particular emphasis on matters affecting investment advisors and registered investment companies.

For the past 10 years, Mr. Greenberg was vice president for legal, compliance and administration at American Beacon Advisors, Inc., a wholly owned investment management subsidiary of AMR Corp. with over $40 billion in capital under management. As the company's general counsel, he advised on a variety of matters, with an emphasis on investment advisor and mutual fund legal and compliance issues. Previously, he served for seven years in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Fort Worth as an enforcement attorney and branch chief.