Practice Areas: Ms. Shea is Of Counsel to the Firm. Prior to joining Aegis, Ms. Shea worked at Perseus, L.L.C., a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, where she served as Vice President of Legal Affairs and a Compliance Officer. At Perseus, Ms. Shea worked on legal, investor relation, and compliance matters, including fundraising materials; investor reports and communications; SEC filings; private equity fund agreements; and small business investment company documents. She assisted portfolio companies on corporate matters as needed and managed litigation and conflict resolution matters. Prior to joining Perseus in 2008, Ms. Shea was a legal consultant for XE Capital Management, LLC, a private equity and hedge fund firm. At XE, she managed the formation of a complex international private equity fund focused on real estate investments and structured fund investments in India. Earlier in her career, Ms. Shea was as an associate at Cooley LLP representing start-up and later-stage private and public companies in the high-tech and biotech industries and at Jackson Tufts Cole & Black, LLP and Piper & Marbury (now DLA Piper) representing corporate clients in commercial litigation matters.


Background: Ms. Shea received a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame in 1988 and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1991, where she graduated with honors and served as a Notes Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.


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