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Leila Shaver Named A Rising Star for Two Consecutive Years by Super Lawyers

Leila Shaver Named A Rising Star for 2 Consecutive Years by Super Lawyers

Leila Shaver, Securities Attorney and Founder of My RIA Lawyer, a law firm that helps financial advisors and firms navigate the legal complexities of the RIA space, has been selected to Rising Stars in the Georgia Super Lawyers list for 2021 and 2022. According to the Super Lawyers website, “This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.”

Since embarking on her career as a securities attorney over a decade ago, Shaver, a compliance nerd and RIA expert, has worked with hundreds of RIAs in various career phases and settings, from start-ups to multibillion-dollar AUM firms. Before founding My RIA Lawyer in 2012, she was a Chief Compliance Officer for a $2 billion AUM firm, General Counsel and CCO for a $600 million AUM firm, and compliance and legal partner for a $1 billion TAMP.

The only law firm focused solely on the RIA space, My RIA Lawyer’s services include RIA registration, compliance services, regulatory defense, private fund services, mergers and acquisitions, mock examinations, expungements, and arbitration services. Shaver and her team share the mission of assisting RIAs in these areas so that they can spend more time focused on transforming the lives of their clients.

“I am humbled and honored to be included on the Rising Stars Super Lawyers list for 2021 and 2022,” enthuses Shaver. “At My RIA Lawyer, we are a bunch of RIA compliance and legal nerds who are passionate about helping RIAs by providing legal and compliance support to free them to focus on what they do best. Our clients are happier letting us ‘clean house’ while working with their clients to achieve their financial goals. Consequently, they have more satisfaction in their businesses, and they’re happier overall. My RIA Lawyer’s success and the achievement of Rising Stars for two consecutive years are due in large part to my excellent team of legal and compliance experts. I am grateful to them for their contributions and to my legal peers for their recognition. I look forward to serving RIA clients for many years to come.”

About My RIA Lawyer

My RIA Lawyer helps financial advisers and firms navigate the legal complexities of the RIA world. We are the ONLY law firm SOLELY focused on the RIA space—so we can bring our experience as a fast-growing, cutting-edge firm to businesses that are similarly navigating their entrepreneurial journeys and the challenges of growth in an ever-changing regulatory environment.

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit www.SuperLawyers.com.

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Author Bio

Leila Shaver is the Founder of My RIA Lawyer, a law firm that provides compliance and legal consulting for financial institutions. With extensive experience as a securities attorney and compliance expert, she has served as Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel to RIAs, BDs, and TAMPs with billions in assets under management.

Leila understands the challenges RIAs face and is committed to helping RIAs streamline their processes, mitigate risks, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. She received her Juris Doctor from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and is a West Georgia Young Lawyers’ Association member. Leila has received numerous accolades for her work, including the Carroll County Bar Association’s Outstanding Young Lawyer Award in 2017.

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