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Latham & Watkins LLP
WASHINGTON DC 20004-1304
United States
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Barton Clark is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Corporate Department. He previously served as the global Co-chair of the Investment Funds Practice. Mr. Clark represents private equity funds and their sponsors and advisers, as well as other market participants, both internationally and in the United States. His practice addresses fund formation, portfolio investment structuring, sponsor equity and governance arrangements, as well as joint ventures and other strategic transactions. As part of his practice, Mr. Clark advises sponsors of private investment funds on registration and compliance matters under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940.


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Lawyer Rankings

United States > Investment funds > Private equity funds (including venture capital)

Latham & Watkins LLP provides a truly international service to its private equity and venture capital clients, with particular expertise in the energy, infrastructure, and natural resources sectors, as well as the middle-market buyout space. Additionally, the practice group has seen considerable growth in the retail funds field in the past year. Among its key clients are major PE houses such as Oaktree, the Carlyle Group, and Global Infrastructure partners, reflecting the firm’s range of sector expertise. Andrea Schwartzman leads the global team from New York, advising top-tier funds and asset managers on fund formation and management issues. San Diego-based Nadia Sager maintains a global practice, working with many of the firm’s headline clients, while DC-based former investment funds chair Barton Clark is also highly recommended for his work forming high-value funds internationally.