Aaron Gilbride advises clients on complex matters involving federal securities and banking laws.

Leveraging extensive federal government experience with the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management, Mr. Gilbride represents:

  • Investment advisers
  • Private funds
  • Registered funds
  • Fund directors
  • Financial institutions

Before joining Latham, he served as Branch Chief in the Chief Counsel’s Office of the SEC’s Division of Investment Management, where he oversaw matters relating to no-action letters, interpretive letters, exemptive relief, and a variety of other regulatory issues. Mr. Gilbride also collaborated closely with the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (now Division of Examinations) and Division of Enforcement, with a focus on examinations and enforcement actions involving investment advisers and private funds.

While at the SEC, Mr. Gilbride also served as Senior Counsel to the Director of the Division of Investment Management and as a principal staff member on the Volcker Rule Interagency Group where he focused on issues relating to private funds.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, American University Washington College of Law, 2009
  • BS, Miami University, 2003