Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP has added the former assistant chief counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management, Alison M. Fuller, as a partner in the firm's investment management/mutual funds practice group.
Ms. Fuller's extensive experience at the SEC will strengthen the firm's investment management and mutual funds practice. Based in the firm's Washington, DC, office, she will represent and counsel investment companies, investment advisers and broker-dealers on regulatory and compliance issues arising under federal and state securities laws.
As a member of the SEC's Division of Investment Management since 1997, Ms. Fuller and her staff developed a number of key positions on matters involving the investment management industry. During her tenure, she received an award for supervisory excellence and the 2005 Capital Markets Award as a member of the Asset-Backed Securities Rulemaking Team.
Stradley Ronon partner Danielle Banks recently received the Cecil B. Moore Community Service Award at the 38th Annual Temple University Beasley School of Law Black Law Students Association Banquet. Ms. Banks was selected as a Temple alumnus whose service in the legal profession and the community exemplifies the legacy of Cecil B. Moore, a Philadelphia lawyer and activist.
As a partner in Stradley Ronon's litigation practice group, Ms. Banks represents clients in employment and commercial litigation matters. In addition to her commercial practice, Ms. Banks also represents the underprivileged and underrepresented in cases that impact the community. Ms. Banks has been involved in several high profile and precedent-setting civil rights cases including successfully representing Ramona Africa in the MOVE case and representing African-American and learning disabled student-athletes in suits against the NCAA.
In 2005, Ms. Banks received the Temple University Beasley School of Law Alumni Association's Len Barrack '68 Alumni Achievement Award.