Mr Marc Biamonte > Ropes & Gray LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ropes & Gray LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10036
United States

Work Department

Asset Management


Marc concentrates his practice in the formation and operation of private investment funds, including buyout, venture, hedge, funds of funds and special focus funds. He also represents investment advisers to private equity funds on Advisers Act matters. Marc’s experience also includes transactions involving investment management firms and their principals, including spin-offs.

Prior to law school, Marc practiced as a Certified Public Accountant and Management Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. 


  • JD, summa cum laude;  Order of the Coif, Boston College Law School, 2002; Executive Editor, Boston College Law Review
  • BS, Bucknell University, 1994

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Investment fund formation and management > Private equity funds (including venture capital)

At Ropes & Gray LLP, the ‘fantastic‘ offering ‘lives and breathes asset management‘ – the firm’s immersion in the latest trends and developments ensures that it is constantly operating at the high value, maximum complexity end of the fund formation market. The attorneys’ ‘deep and broad experience throughout the industry‘ encompasses both sponsor and investor-side work equally, enabling practitioners to fluently negotiate mutually beneficial agreements. In terms of venture capital work, the firm advises on the entire growth cycle of a company, from organization and incorporation, through venture, mezzanine and late-stage funding to sophisticated financing and acquisition transactions for large, multi-national companies. The practice has a highly specialized approach to leadership, with dedicated practitioners taking charge of particular areas: Boston-based Peter Laybourn shares management of the overall private funds department with Leigh Fraser and Morri Weinberg in New York; ‘outstanding, accessible, authoritative and efficientJohn Ayer – also in Boston – leads the private equity group; and ‘walking encyclopaediaMarc Biamonte and Debra Lussier jointly oversee the institutional investors and buyout funds work from New York and Boston, respectively. In April 2021, the New York office was strengthened even further by the arrival of Bryan Hunkele from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.