Warshaw Burstein LLP | Marilyn Okoshi
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Marilyn  Selby Okoshi


Banking and Finance
Corporate and Securities
Financing and Debt Restructuring
Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity and Private Funds
Financial Services


University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1984 cum laude with honors in History

University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1984

Mandarin Training Center of National Taiwan Normal University (1984-1986)

Stanford Law School J.D., 1989


1990, New York
Marilyn Selby Okoshi
Tel: (212) 984-7874
Fax: (212) 972-9150
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Ms. Okoshi is a seasoned corporate, transactional and regulatory counsel who focuses her practice on investment management, finance and international transactions.

She has broad experience in corporate transactions and advice, joint ventures, securities offerings, corporate finance, derivatives and the offering and regulation of investment managers and products. She represents investment advisers and commodity trading advisors in connection with the organization, offering and management of funds, managed accounts and commodity pools and advises them on regulatory matters, transactions, product structuring and offerings, trading agreements and derivatives. She also represents parties to securities lending and repurchase transactions, including banks, mutual funds, private funds, and broker-dealers. She has significant experience in the organization and representation of on-shore and off-shore hedge funds and managed futures funds, formation of managed account platforms and private equity funds, and expertly guides investment advisers and commodity trading advisors through securities and futures regulatory requirements and compliance. She advises funds of funds and institutional investors with respect to fund investments, derivatives, loan transactions, financial products and investments in Asia. Ms. Okoshi also represents lenders and borrowers in bank loans, private placements of securities and structured transactions, and advises on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, and general corporate matters. Ms. Okoshi is fluent in English, Japanese and Mandarin Chinese.


  • The American Bar Association
  • 100 Women in Finance


  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Partner
  • Coudert Brothers LLP, Partner


  • Japanese
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • French
  • Hebrew


  • Named an Asialaw Leading Lawyer in Capital Markets and Corporate Finance annually 2006-2013
  • Stanford Journal of International Law, Articles Editor