Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announces the promotion of Joshua Guttman to partner effective January 1, 2021.

Since 1971, New York-based Kleinberg Kaplan has been a leader in advising hedge and private equity funds, sophisticated business ventures, prominent real estate operators, and family offices.

“I am pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Guttman to partner,” said Andy Chonoles, managing partner of Kleinberg Kaplan. “Whether working with established or emerging investment managers, Josh demonstrates a detailed understanding of the funds industry and provides a level of service that sets our firm above the rest.”

Josh advises start-up and established hedge funds and investment managers on legal, regulatory and strategic issues relating to their formation, structuring and ongoing operations. He is well-versed in fund offering documents, marketing materials and regulatory filings, and regularly negotiates NDAs, side letters, placement agent agreements and other service provider agreements for his clients. He also advises on compensation matters, including the preparation of management company operating agreements and employment agreements, as well as general corporate and securities law matters.

Josh received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was associate editor of the Cardozo Law Review. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Queens College of the City University of New York.