Stradley Ronon Adds Chief Financial Officer

Monday, October 4, 2010 - 01:00

James H. Jenkins has joined Stradley Ronon as chief financial officer, responsible for all aspects of the firm's financial management, including budgeting, billing, collections and cash management. He is also responsible for maintaining the firm's banking relationships and finance-related technology.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jenkins was the chief financial officer of First Funds, LLC, a specialty finance company based in New York City.He has also served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Popular Financial Holdings, the mortgage and consumer finance subsidiary of Popular, Inc., one of the largest banking institutions in the United States.

Stradley Ronon partner Lawrence Stadulis served as a panelist on, "SEC Current Focus: Hot Button Issues in Marketing and Advertising," at the Sixth Annual Marketing & Advertising Compliance Forum for Investment Advisers in New York on September 16. Mr. Stadulis discussed the SEC's current regulatory demands on marketing and advertising, in addition to providing tips for financial advisers seeking to protect their firms from SEC enforcement action.

Mr. Stadulis is a member of the firm's investment management/mutual funds practice group and the partner-in-charge of the firm's Washington, D.C., office. He advises clients in matters pertaining to the registration and regulation of investment advisers and investment companies under federal and state securities laws. Mr. Stadulis manages related issues pertaining to investment advisers and investment companies including, matters involving ERISA, broker-dealer regulation and banking laws.

Stradley Ronon partner Andrew K. Stutzman was selected to present at the annual Regulatory Compliance Conference of the Mortgage Bankers Association in September at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C. Mr. Stutzman spoke on "Challenges Presented by Litigation Involving the Mortgage Origination Process: Key Litigation Claims Against the Industry Under Federal and State Regulation." As chair of the firm's mortgage and lending litigation practice, Mr. Stutzman oversees a team of lawyers who represent financial services and other clients in litigation involving consumer and commercial loan transactions.