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Barrie B Covit

New York, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
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Barrie Covit is highlighted as  "brilliant" and a "very smart" lawyer by impressed sources. He wins acclaim for his deep experience across the private equity fund formation industry.
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Focuses on private funds and other facets of 'alternative asset management'. Has represented some of the largest and most well known sponsors of private equity funds including The Carlyle Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Lexington Partners, First Reserve Corporation and J.C. Flowers & Co. Mr. Covit represented the United States Treasury Department in connection with the establishment of its $30 billion Public-Private Investment Program to purchase legacy assets from financial institutions.

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Joined Firm,1998; Partner, 2007.

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Columbia Law School (JD 1998); Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; McGill University (BC 1995); James McGill Scholar.

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