Corporate partner. Practice focuses on the formation and structuring of investment funds, joint venture arrangements and alternative investments. Extensive experience in global private equity funds. Represents sponsors and cornerstone investors in formation of private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, "hybrid" funds, funds-of-funds, and investment management companies. Clients include Permira, Neuberger Berman, Goldman Sachs (including as placement agent for third-party funds), BlackRock, Orangewood, Weld North, TCW and VBI.
Joined as partner in 1999; Adjunct professor at Georgetown Law
JD, cum laude, University of Florida (1983), Order of the Coif, editor, Law Review; LLM, New York University School of Law (1984); BS, cum laude, University of Florida (1979).