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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

ONE NEW YORK PLAZA, NEW YORK, NY 10004, USA
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Work +1 212 859 8000
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Fax +1 212 859 4000
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www.friedfrank.com
Frankfurt, London, New York, Washington DC

Lisa Schneider

Tel:
Work 212-859-8784
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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Corporate, asset management

Position

Ms. Schneider's practice is focused primarily on the structuring and representation of hedge funds and other alternative investment products. She regularly advises major financial institutions and fund sponsors on the structuring of management companies and compensation plans, the establishment of investment funds and accounts, including hybrid funds and bespoke products, day-to-day operational and regulatory matters and seed investments.

Career

Ms. Schneider joined the Firm in 2002 and became partner in 2010.

Education

Ms. Schneider received her JD from New York University School of Law in 2002, and her BA from Emory College in 1999.


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.

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