Tricia Lee > Dechert LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas
NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797
United States
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Work Department

Financial Services and Investment Management




Tricia Lee focuses her practice on the formation, structuring, and operation of private funds, and has represented private equity, real estate, credit, distressed, and other types of private funds. She regularly represents the so-called “mega funds” (vehicles raising pooled capital of US$5 billion or more), and her experience encompasses a full range of established sponsors as well as first-time fund launches. She also advises clients in connection with placement agent agreements, separately managed accounts, co-investments, and a host of other transactions, as well as counseling clients on general corporate matters, including transactional and governance issues. She has extensive experience negotiating, structuring and closing a wide variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships.


  • Arcadia University, B.A., 1997, summa cum laude
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2000, summa cum laude, Case note/comment editor, Texas Tech Law Review, Order of the Coif

Lawyer Rankings

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

At Dechert LLP, a breadth of experience advising both private equity sponsors and institutional investors allows the team to provide clients with the most current knowledge regarding deal terms, innovations, regulatory issues, tax-efficient structures and capital raising techniques. The group has a particularly strong focus on debit/credit funds, and has a significant track record establishing such funds in jurisdictions ranging from Dublin to Luxembourg. The firm’s secondaries offering brings together fund formation and transactional experts, who work synergistically on a range of complex, cross-border deals. Practice head Omoz Osayimwese oversees matters from the New York office. Other recommended attorneys include Austin-based Tricia Lee – who is singled out by one client as a ‘lawyer of the highest caliber‘ – and Los Angeles-based Timothy Spangler, who is ‘able to “issue spot” like a fiend‘.