Janis serves as Adams Funds’ General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer. In those roles, Janis oversees all legal and compliance matters for the Funds. She is a member of the Funds’ Management Committee.
Janis’s more than 24 years of legal and compliance experience in the investment management industry includes service in-house on Wall Street, representing clients in private practice, and three years on the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She has been a frequent author and speaker on fund management and compliance matters.
Janis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Wake Forest University and earned her Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law. She is a member of the bar in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and actively represents the Funds within the closed-end fund industry and the Investment Company Institute.