Jeffrey A. Slavin

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Associate

New York
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Overview

Jeffrey Slavin counsels emerging and middle-market private investment fund managers with respect to a broad range of fund formation and compliance matters. He advises managers of hedge funds, venture capital funds, private equity funds and other pooled investment vehicles in connection with their structuring, formation and ongoing operational needs, including drafting and negotiating the full suite of organizational and offering documents, side letters and service provider agreements. Jeffrey also advises institutional investors and family offices on their investments into funds.

Drawing on his years of diverse corporate experience, Jeffrey is also well-versed in writing commercial agreements and corporate governance documents, including limited liability operating agreements, stockholders’ agreements, stock and asset purchase agreements, loan documents, employment agreements, resolutions and other corporate documents.

Jeffrey is a member of the firm’s Associate’s Committee for the New York office.

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  • Represented emerging manager in structuring and formation of $150 million private equity fund.
  • Represented manager in structuring and formation of $100 million venture capital fund with a Cayman feeder.
  • Represents various sponsors in structuring and formation of hedge funds with differing strategies.
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Experience

  • Represented emerging manager in structuring and formation of $150 million private equity fund.
  • Represented manager in structuring and formation of $100 million venture capital fund with a Cayman feeder.
  • Represents various sponsors in structuring and formation of hedge funds with differing strategies.
  • Advised emerging manager on the structuring and formation of a blockchain based opportunity zone fund.
  • Primary transactional counsel, representing the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS) with respect to the sale of various alternative corporate assets.
  • Represented international architectural group in global reorganization.
  • Advises underwriting group on various public at-the-market and debt offerings.
  • Represented an issuer in a $40 million initial coin offering.
  • Advised U.S. subsidiaries of various German lenders on cross boarder issues.
  • Participated in the corporate reorganization of one of the largest privately held retail franchises in the world.
  • Advises issuers in connection with private placements of securities. Drafted and negotiated private placement memorandums, subscription agreements, prospectuses and related blue-sky documents.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2020 to 2021)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Counsels Breakthrough, a global human rights organization working in the area of immigration, racial justice, HIV/AIDS and women’s rights, on a wide variety of its corporate legal needs.
  • Advises WITNESS, a global non-profit helping people to use video and technology to protect and defend human rights, on various corporate legal matters.

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Stefan R. Underhill, U.S. District Court: Legal Intern (2012)

Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2011; Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Business Editor; Jewish Law Student Society
  • B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 2007