Timothy P. "Tim" Selby

Timothy P. "Tim" Selby

Alston & Bird LLP

Recognized since 2018

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

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Tim Selby is the leader of the Investment Management Team at Alston & Bird and serves on the firm’s Partners’ Committee. He focuses his practice on advising clients with respect to the structuring and management of hedge funds, managed futures funds, private equity funds and publicly offered direct participation programs. He represents a broad range of clients, employing a wide variety of alternative investment strategies, from well-established institutions to experienced fund managers that have decided to build their own asset management firms.

Tim advises clients with respect to compliance with, and exemptions from, the Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Commodity Exchange Act, Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, SEC and CFTC regulations, and NFA and FINRA rules.

Before practicing law, Tim was licensed and practiced as a CPA.


  • 90 Park Avenue, 15th Floor
    New York, NY 10016-1387


  • St. John's University , J.D., graduated 1993
  • Iona College, MBA, graduated 1990
  • Iona College, BBA, graduated 1987

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York


  • Futures Industry Association - Member
  • International Bar Associations, Investment Funds Committee - Member
  • Managed Funds Association, CPO/CTA Committee - Member
  • New York City Bar Association, Committee on Futures and Derivatives Regulation - Past Chairman
  • New York City Bar Association, Private Investment Funds Committee - Member
  • New York Hedge Fund Roundtable - Board of Directors, Chairman, President

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

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