Erin K. Cho

Principal at Groom Law Group

Erin K. Cho

Erin K. Cho

Principal at Groom Law Group

Biography

Erin K. Cho is a principal in the Fiduciary Responsibility practice group at Groom Law Group. Ms. Cho advises clients on matters involving ERISA’s fiduciary and conflict of interest rules. She advises asset managers, broker-dealers and investment bankers with respect to the many and varied services and financial products (including complex structured products and derivatives) they offer to U.S. pension plans. She counsels hedge funds and private equity clients on the consequences of accepting investments by benefit plan investors, as well as plan assets and prohibited transaction concerns arising in connection with venture capital investments and corporate transactions. She counsels plan sponsors on all aspects of ERISA fiduciary compliance, including plan governance, plan expense issues and the selection and monitoring of plan investment options. Ms. Cho also represents clients on exemption requests and regulatory initiatives before the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration.

Ms. Cho regularly speaks on pension investment matters, including as a co-chair of the Practicing Law Institute’s annual conference, “ERISA: The Evolving World”.

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2015

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Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Principal at Groom Law Group

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Principal at Groom Law Group

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Principal at Groom Law Group

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Principal at Groom Law Group

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Former Attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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Principal at Groom Law Group
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 1997

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

BA, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1993

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Career History
Principal
Current
Counsel
1998 - Prior

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offers legal solutions to areas such as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, insolvency, and restructuring, investment management, tax, and litigation. Based in New York, the company was founded by Francis N. Bangs in 1849.

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Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. purchases American Integration Technologies LLC

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Macquarie Group Ltd. purchases WCA Waste Corp.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New Jersey Bar
Admitted to the New York Bar
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar
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Erin K. Cho is affiliated with Groom Law Group, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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