About Jonah Roth

Jonah Roth advises alternative asset managers, trading firms and other financial industry participants on an array of transactional and regulatory matters. Clients appreciate the hands-on experience he brings to the table and how his counsel reflects an understanding of the business and operational concerns relevant to asset managers and trading firms.

Practical guidance based on in-house experience

Jonah has significant experience advising clients on the formation, structuring and operation of hedge funds, commodity pools, private equity funds, funds of funds, managed accounts, single investor funds and other investment vehicles. Jonah also regularly assists his clients with the organization and operation of their management companies, including in connection with compliance and regulatory matters.

Before Katten, Jonah served as general counsel and chief compliance officer at an SEC- and CFTC-registered quantitative hedge fund manager and proprietary trading firm. In this role, he was responsible for all legal, regulatory and compliance matters across the firm.

While in law school, Jonah served as a contributing editor of the Michigan Law Review.

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Practice Focus

  • Private funds and investment management
  • Quantitative and algorithmic trading
  • Proprietary trading firms
  • Futures and derivatives