LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The TCW Group, a global asset management firm, today announced that Kevin Finch has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel. In this role, he will focus on securities regulation, financial transactions and general corporate governance issues. Finch is based in Los Angeles and reports to Meredith Jackson, Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
Finch joins TCW from the law firm of Freeman Freeman & Smiley where he was a partner. Prior to joining Freeman, Finch spent nearly 20 years at Irell & Manella, where he was most recently a partner advising clients in a wide range of transactional areas. This included mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, public and private securities offerings, corporate finance, tender offers, restructurings, venture capital transactions, and technology licensing.
“Kevin’s broad experience across a variety of legal areas makes him a great addition to TCW as we further strengthen our legal team,” said Jackson. “I have known and worked with Kevin for many years and have always been impressed with his depth of knowledge and analytical strength.”
Finch holds a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he was a member of the UCLA Law Review and graduated as Order of the Coif. Finch also holds an M.S. and a B.S. from UCLA. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association, for which he serves on the Executive Committee of the Business and Corporations Law Section.
About The TCW Group
Founded in 1971, The TCW Group, Inc. develops and manages a broad range of innovative, value-added investment products that strive to enhance and protect clients’ wealth, with over $130 billion in assets under management. TCW clients include many of the largest corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations in the U.S., as well as a substantial number of foreign investors and high net worth individuals. For more information, please refer to www.tcw.com.