Spencer H. Schneider Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Patent Counsel
Spencer H. Schneider is the Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Patent Counsel at HCR. Mr. Schneider established HCR’s compliance program, handled all aspects of the Firm’s registration as an investment adviser with the SEC and manages all compliance functions. In addition, he functions as part of the transaction team, handling all investment-related intellectual property matters, throughout the investment and post-investment process. He is a registered patent attorney with extensive experience in conducting intellectual property due diligence for corporate transactions. Prior to joining HCR, Mr. Schneider was a principal at Speyside Capital Advisors, a boutique advisory firm helping to facilitate commercialization of university inventions. Previously, Mr. Schneider was a senior lawyer in the intellectual property groups of Dewey & LeBoeuf, Ropes & Gray, and Cooper & Dunham. He has conducted patent due diligence for multiple types of transactions including public offerings, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and royalty transactions. Mr. Schneider holds a B.A. in Biology from Columbia College, a M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from New York Medical College, and a J.D. from Cardozo School of Law.