Jennifer Wu Han is MFA’s Associate General Counsel. She is responsible, along with other MFA counsel, for monitoring, analyzing and commenting on regulatory developments affecting the alternative investment industry at the CFTC, Treasury, SEC and Federal Reserve, and other agencies. She also analyzes legislative proposals affecting the alternative investment industry on Capitol Hill.
Jennifer was previously a staff attorney in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations at the SEC for three years. At the SEC, she conducted inspections and examinations of self-regulatory organizations, broker-dealers, investment advisers and investment companies, and analyzed policies, procedures and surveillance practices of regulated entities. She also advised on questions of law and compliance matters relating to developments in securities regulations and/or industry practices. Prior to the SEC, Jennifer was an associate with Pickard and Djinis LLP, a securities law firm. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in 1998 and her Juris Doctor from American University’s Washington College of Law in 2001. While in law school, she was an editor of the American University International Law Review. Jennifer is a member in good standing of the Virginia bar.