Overview

Tiffany Reeves is a trusted adviser to institutional investor clients in domestic and international private investments. She advises public pension fund clients on fiduciary, governance, legislative and general fund administration matters. Reeves has significant experience advising institutional asset owners on best practices. She regularly advises clients on private equity fund due diligence, U.S. Regulatory developments, custody and securities lending matters, secondary transactions, ESG and corporate governance.

Prior Experience

Tiffany has served as the chief legal officer and deputy executive director for a $12 billion defined benefit public employee retirement fund. While serving as the fund’s chief legal officer, she was responsible for a variety of investment matters including negotiation and review of private equity, private real estate and public market investments. Tiffany has experience working with labor union clients in collective bargaining and arbitration. Tiffany has also represented individuals and classes in several employment-related matters arising under the FLSA, FMLA, IHRA, ADA and Title VII.

Personal Interests

Tiffany is passionate about health and wellness, and enjoys any fitness-related challenge, including running, hiking, cycling, HIIT bootcamps, barre and equestrian sports.

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Illinois
Minnesota
Texas
Wisconsin

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Education

Northwestern University
M.A. (2010)

University of Oregon School of Law
J.D. (2006)

University of Oregon
B.A. (2002)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Proposed US Department of Labor Rules on ESG Ignore Duty of Impartiality
    Co-Author, Top1000Funds, February 9, 2022.
  • Making Fiduciary Sense of Pension Fund Corporate Governance and Proxy Voting Practices
    Co-Author, The NAPPA Report, April 2021.
  • 6 Guiding Principles for Developing Governance Policies
    Author, Pensions & Investments, March 2021.
  • Systemic Racial Discrimination and Higher Education Endowment Fiduciary Duties
    Co-Author, Intentional Endowments Network, October 2020.

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Public Pension Attorneys, Fiduciary Duties Working Group; Fiduciary & Governance Steering Committee
  • Board Smart LLC, Board Governance Training Platform; Faculty Member

Civic Activities

  • WCA Foundation, Member
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