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Goodwin adds partner to private investment funds practice

Law firm Goodwin has added Lauren King as a partner to its private investment funds practice. King will be based in the firm’s New York office.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Lauren King has joined its Private Investment Funds practice as a partner in the New York office.

King focuses on the organization and operation of private investment funds. She represents a wide variety of funds with extensive cross-border components, including secondary, buyout, real estate, special-opportunity, hybrid, credit and venture capital funds. King also advises private asset managers on the full spectrum of corporate matters, including governance, upper-tier structuring, succession planning, marketing and limited-partner transfers. Additionally, she represents secondary investors in connection with general partner-led restructurings and other secondary transactions. King has significant private equity and joint venture transactional experience.

“Lauren is a highly regarded lawyer with remarkable experience advising institutional clients and emerging managers across all fund products, geographies and fundraise sizes,” said John Ferguson, Co-Chair of Goodwin’s Private Investment Funds practice. “She will be a major asset to our growing New York team as we further solidify Goodwin’s international position as a leading player in the private fund space.”
King received a J.D. from New York University School of Law and an undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College. She is admitted to practice in New York.

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. Earlier this year, the global team advised four successful fund raises with an aggregate total of $33 billion. The firm’s lawyers have a wealth of experience across industries and global markets, uniquely positioning them to provide counsel on issues specific to different types of funds.

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