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USA 2022
USA - Nationwide Hedge Funds
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5 Ranked Lawyers

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Hedge Funds - USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for

Sidley Austin boasts a masterful hedge funds practice serving the most prominent funds and managers worldwide, and providing critical advisory capabilities across the fields of securities, derivatives, fund formation and regulations. Offers an increasingly global spread of resources and familiarity with regulatory procedures in a number of jurisdictions. Boasts a broad practice consisting of tax and litigation partners with particular expertise in hedge funds.

Work Highlights

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  • Sidley Austin represented Magnetar Capital, a hedge fund sponsor, in the launch of its MTP Climate Infrastructure Fund.

Notable Practitioners

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Michael J Schmidtberger
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Michael J Schmidtberger
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Eminent Practitioners

Michael Schmidtberger is chair of the firm's executive committee and he is known for his work on credit fund formations.
"Michael is one of the brightest legal minds." "He is incredibly smart, has a gracious style and a unique ability to bring parties together."

Daniel Spies
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Daniel Spies
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Band 3

Daniel Spies is identified for his experience advising asset management companies on seed capital funds and managed accounts.
"He is a very client-focused and commercial lawyer." "Daniel has broad and current knowledge of the market."

Elizabeth Shea Fries
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Elizabeth Shea Fries
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Band 4

Elizabeth Shea Fries is admired for her deep understanding of the establishment and operation of hedge funds.
"Elizabeth has good instincts and she brings a wealth of experience to the table. She also has great knowledge of the market place."

Brad Howard
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Brad Howard
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Band 5

Brad Howard is adept at advising on the launch and managements of co-investment vehicles and special opportunities funds.
"He is easy to work with and very responsive." "He is an exceptional attorney who has a great understanding on all matters." "Brad is well versed in the full spectrum of legal issues facing hedge funds."

Janelle Ibeling
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Janelle Ibeling
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Band 5

Janelle Ibeling advises on both formation and operation as part of her hedge funds practice.
"Janelle is super smart and a good technical lawyer." "She is a great lawyer who is a pleasure to work with."

Ranked Lawyers at
Sidley Austin LLP

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Hedge Funds

Michael J Schmidtberger
E
Michael J Schmidtberger
E
Eminent Practitioners
Daniel Spies
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Daniel Spies
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Band 3
Elizabeth Shea Fries
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Elizabeth Shea Fries
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Band 4
Brad Howard
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Brad Howard
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Band 5
Janelle Ibeling
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Janelle Ibeling
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Band 5