Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Apr 14 2014 | 11:16am ET
Robert Leonard and Michael Mavrides have joined the New York office of law firm Proskauer as partners in the hedge fund group.
Both men were formerly partners in the New York office of Bingham.
Leonard has more than 25 years' experience representing, structuring and organizing domestic and international hedge funds, funds of funds, and other private investment funds and fund managers. He advises on master-feeder, side-by-side and mini-master funds for hedge fund managers across all investment disciplines. He also has substantial experience with seed deals, funds of one as well as with regulatory compliance.
Mavrides represents domestic and offshore hedge funds, funds of funds and other private investment funds, including private equity and real estate investment funds, with a focus on formation and structuring, seed capital, anchor capital and other strategic arrangements. He also has significant experience representing institutional and entrepreneurial clients in structuring their management companies and advising on a broad range of transactions, including joint ventures, derivative and structured products and credit arrangements.
“Robert and Michael will expand the scope of our robust private investment funds practice and broaden the services we offer to our diverse base of funds, institutional investors and financial services clients,” said Proskauer Chairman Joseph M. Leccese in a statement. “Both are outstanding lawyers and enhance our ability to provide clients with top-tier legal services.”
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