Joanna Jiang

Joanna Jiang

Joanna Jiang
Washington, DC
+1 202 346 4170
Joanna Jiang is an associate in Goodwin’s Financial Industry group and a member of its Investment Management practice. Ms. Jiang focuses her practice on representing investment companies, investment advisers, independent directors and trustees, exchange-traded funds, and broker-dealers on a variety of investment management matters.


Ms. Jiang regularly advises clients on regulatory, corporate governance, and compliance matters (in particular, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940), fund formation and operation, mergers and acquisitions involving mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and investment advisers, and all issues associated with the organization and operation of investment advisers and broker-dealers. Ms. Jiang advises the independent directors and trustees of mutual funds on their fiduciary and other duties, assists independent directors and trustees in overseeing a wide range of investment products and investment strategies, prepares and reviews board meeting materials, conducts and documents necessary interviews, and assists in engaging valuation, accounting, investment banking, and other experts as necessary. She has particular experience dealing with “status” issues arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Ms. Jiang also has extensive experience representing 529 college savings plan sponsors and participants in connection with the creation, operation and management of 529 college savings plans, drafting plan disclosure documents, drafting and negotiating program management, distribution, selling agent, administration, marketing and investment consulting agreements, and navigating compliance issues with the Internal Revenue Service, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Jiang served as an associate in the investment management practice group of another national law firm.




Washington University in St. Louis


Washington University in St. Louis


Peking University


Peking University



  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia


Registered Fund Company Board Committees,” Investment Lawyer, August 10, 2023