The Firm

For almost 20 years, the Hamburger Law Firm has worked side-by-side with its affiliated consultancy, MarketCounsel Consulting, developing a stellar reputation of its own by providing a blend of trusted business acumen and legal counsel on investment and securities industry matters – bringing a rarefied depth of focus to this highly-regulated niche.  Today, the firm supports business endeavors in and around the securities industry, throughout their lifecycle. They counsel startup investment advisers, manage the employment transition for the industry’s most accomplished advisors, and represent established investment advisers, financial technology firms, broker-dealers, funds, and their corresponding service providers as they navigate a broad array of complex issues faced by growing companies in a highly-regulated space.

Practice Areas


Prospective Advisors

We help financial advisors articulate their vision of independence and shepherd them through the complexities of launching an RIA.

Investment Advisers

We represent the country’s leading investment advisers and wealth management firms through arduous and challenging legal and regulatory matters.

Entrepreneurs & FinTech

We provide driven entrepreneurs with the right blend of business insight and legal counsel to lead them from concept to launch.

Securities Personnel

We work with leading financial advisors to help them articulate, envision, evaluate, plan, and implement a successful transition.

Broker-Dealers & Private Funds

We work with broker-dealers and private funds to determine the optimal go-to-market strategy and structure.

Financial Institutions

We represent some of the nation’s leading financial institutions and handle their most challenging legal and regulatory issues.