Speaker Profile

David M. Matteson

Gardner Carton & Douglas LLC

David M. Matteson is an attorney with Gardner Carton & Douglas LLC, a 232-attorney firm based in Chicago, Illinois.  For over twenty years, he has concentrated his practice in the area of private investment management, with an emphasis on derivatives. He currently represents scores of hedge funds, private equity funds, investment advisers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors, offshore and onshore funds and global brokerage firms.

Mr. Matteson advises clients as to the various structures and strategies with respect to the formation of funds, their management companies and SEC and CFTC regulatory issues, and drafts offering memoranda, marketing materials and appropriate investment agreements. Prior to joining Gardner Carton & Douglas, Mr. Matteson was general counsel of a hedge fund manager.

Profile as of 9/16/2003