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Janet McWilliams

General Counsel
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Janet McWilliams is responsible for overseeing the firm’s legal and regulatory functions. Additionally, she serves on the firm’s executive and business management committees.

Ms. McWilliams joined Driehaus Capital Management in 1994 and served in various roles of increasing responsibility in the Legal Department. In 2006, Ms. McWilliams was promoted to chief compliance officer and assistant vice president of the firm and was responsible for ensuring the firm’s activities comply with relevant legal and regulatory requirements. She assumed her current role as General Counsel in 2012. Ms. McWilliams received her B.A. from Luther College in 1992 and earned her J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2000. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois.

Career Summary

  • Tenure at Driehaus: 1994
  • B.A. from Luther College
  • J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law