Focuses on the structuring, formation and operation of private investment funds. His experience covers a broad array of private fund strategies, including leveraged buyout, special situations, distressed debt and loan origination funds, and private business development companies. He is actively involved in the social impact space, with a focus on clean energy and climate change initiatives. Adrian also advises fund sponsors in connection with negotiating “seed” investments, joint ventures and other internal arrangements. In addition to his regular practice, Adrian has significant pro bono experience, including working with a number of leading non-profit sponsors raising funds to address a wide range of significant social issues. He is a frequent speaker on private funds matters at industry roundtables and conferences and regularly engages in thought leadership.
Adrian joined the firm in 2006 and became a partner in 2015. B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, Faculty of Law (2006); B.A., McGill University (2001).
Member, Private Investment Funds Committee, New York City Bar Association
Co-author of “Pitfalls Of Voluntary Remediation By Investment Firms” (Law360)