The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

801, 17TH STREET, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20006, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 639 7000
Fax:
Fax +1 202 639 7003
Email:
Web:
www.friedfrank.com
Frankfurt, London, New York, Washington DC

Walid Khuri

Tel:
Work +1 202 639 7013
Email:
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Corporate Department, Asset Management

Position

Corporate partner. Practice focuses primarily on fund-related work, including the structuring and offering of hedge funds, funds-of-funds, and other alternative investment products. Also regularly advises hedge funds and other clients on trading and operational issues, including advice regarding swaps and other derivative products.

Career

Joined in 2000; became partner in 2005.

Education

Mr. Khuri received his JD, with honors, from George Washington University Law School in 1996, where he served as Editor of the Law Review, and his BA from Brown University in 1991.


United States: Investment fund formation and management

Alternative/hedge funds

Within: Alternative/hedge funds

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s hedge fund team is ‘a real resource for solid, market-based legal advice and otherwise a delight to work with’. The firm provides ‘practical and sound advice’ to a range of top names in the space on fund launches and reorganizations, regulatory matters and fund seeding deals, covering asset classes such as distressed debt, traditional lending, mezzanine debt, merger arbitrage and funds-of-funds. Practice head Lawrence Barshay provides ‘valuable and well-thought-out advice’ in various structuring mandates regarding complex fund formations, often in unusual asset classes. Lisa Schneider and Washington DC-based Walid Khuri act as counsel to Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund Strategies in its fund-of-funds. Jonathan Adler, who advises Luminus Management, is also a key contact. Other clients include BlackRock, TCW Group, Centiva Capital and Point72, the new manager created by SAC Capital founder Steven Cohen. All named inividuals are based in New York unless otherwise stated.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to