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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10017-3954
United States

Work Department

Corporate/ Private Funds/Investment Funds


Head of Investment Funds Practice, focusing on private fund formation and other facets of “alternative asset management.” Represents some of the largest and most well-known sponsors of private investment funds, including Apax Partners, Ares, Blackstone, Centerbridge, Lexington, Patria, Silver Lake Partners and TSSP. Also has represented global financial institutions in the establishment of their employee investment programs; been involved in acquisitions of private investment firms; and represented buyers, sellers and sponsors in the disposition of private fund interests.


Partner, 1998.


New York State Bar Association; Private Investment Fund Forum; PLC Cross-border Private Equity Handbook, Editorial Board; Association of the Bar of the City of New York; American Bar Association.


Columbia Law School (J.D., 1989), James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Duke University (A.B., magna cum laude, 1986), Phi Beta Kappa.

Lawyer Rankings

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

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