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The Investment Funds team provides fund formation, regulatory, securities and litigation services to a robust group of established and emerging hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capitalists and private real estate firms.

  • Forming fund for a venture capital firm focused on investments in companies utilizing blockchain technology.
  • Formed a hedge fund that invests across a number of asset classes for a diversified asset manager.
  • Assisting numerous diverse private fund managers (private equity, hedge fund, venture and private real estate) in gaining access to pension fund and corporate emerging managers programs by obtaining certification as women- and minority-owned businesses.
  • Provided state and federal regulatory due diligence on healthcare transactions for a private equity firm with $1 billion AUM.
  • Served as lead regulatory counsel on the acquisition of an FDA-registered 503B outsourcing facility, including conducting all regulatory diligence and obtaining approval of the Boards of Pharmacy in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, for a $400 million asset manager.
  • Prepared policies and procedures and performed risk assessments for numerous private fund managers, ensuring compliance with federal privacy and security laws as well as preparedness for potential breaches.
  • Represented a managing director who oversaw a $350 billion portfolio invested in multiple strategies through numerous domestic and foreign investigations, including securing a rare non-prosecution agreement from the Justice Department.
  • Served as receiver of a complex family of hedge funds managing over $300 million in capital, including directing the management and liquidation of more than a dozen private equity investments and other financial assets of the receivership.
  • On behalf of a private equity fund, defended a portfolio company against a breach of contract action brought by a third-party investor. Negotiated a complex settlement involving multiple regulators that saved the portfolio company from bankruptcy.
  • Defended a founder of a $200 million private real estate fund in an SEC enforcement action arising out of a dispute over who was responsible for certain fee payments.
  • Represented an international fund manager in a multijurisdictional criminal insider trading investigation.
  • Representing a hedge fund manager in trade secrets litigation arising out of a co-work arrangement with another hedge fund.
  • Represented numerous companies in arbitration over working capital adjustments arising out of private equity deals.

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