Leora R. Weiner

Managing Director, General Counsel

Leora joined FPA in July 2014.  She is responsible for the firm’s Legal and Compliance Team. Previously, she was Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Tradewinds Global Investors, LLC (a Nuveen Investments Company), where she provided strategic and tactical guidance on the laws and regulations applicable to investment advisers and mutual funds, managing the general legal, compliance, and regulatory function.  Prior to Tradewinds, she served in a senior legal and compliance role in Nuveen’s Los Angeles office. Before joining Nuveen, Leora held General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer roles at investment management firms Focused Investors, LLC and Pacific Financial Research, Inc. Prior to that, she worked for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. Leora earned a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from Brandeis University, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and a Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law. She is a member of the State Bar of California.