Goodwin adds Clark to private investment funds team

Timothy Clark has joined law firm Goodwin‘s private investment funds team as a partner. A a member of the Private Investment Fund Forum, Clark is based in New York.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Timothy Clark has joined the firm’s more than 115 lawyer Private Investment Funds team as a partner in New York.

Clark represents a wide range of private equity clients, including private equity managers operating in the buyout, growth equity, credit, distressed/special situation, secondary, real asset and venture capital sectors. His work spans the full spectrum of private equity manager activities, including formation of new firms and joint ventures; fund structuring; capital raising; carry and other incentive programs; Advisers Act and Investment Company Act advice; fund subscription facilities and fund liquidity transactions; investment structuring; and secondary transactions including portfolio sales and purchases, GP restructurings and stapled secondaries.

“Goodwin’s international bench of private investment funds lawyers are industry known for their expertise in creating innovative and commercial fund structures to accomplish clients’ goals,” said John Ferguson, co-chair of Goodwin’s Private Investment Funds practice. “Tim’s decades of experience working with funds operating and raising capital across different geographies and sectors will further bolster our capabilities in New York and around the world. We are thrilled to welcome Tim to our team.”

“I am very happy to join the Goodwin funds platform where I hope to be a leader in the efforts to build out the firm’s already strong base in private equity fund formation,” said Clark.

Clark is recognized as a leading investment funds lawyer by a number of industry publications, including Chambers USA and Legal 500, and is a member of the Private Investment Fund Forum. He has written and spoken extensively on topics relating to PE funds, including PE sponsor economics and governance, credit and real asset funds, PE fund co-investments, family offices and trends in fund terms and conditions.

Clark received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and is a member of the New York State Bar.

He can be reached at 212.459.7462 or

Goodwin’s Private Investment Funds Practice works across key industries such as real estate, venture capital, private equity, infrastructure, natural resources and hedge funds, raising funds worldwide that range from less than $50 million to more than $17 billion. The firm’s lawyers have a wealth of experience across industries and global markets, making them uniquely positioned to provide counsel on issues specific to different types of funds.

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