Corporate law firm Lowenstein Sandler has named Edward S. Nadel as senior counsel to its investment management group. Prior to joining the firm, Nadel worked at Star Mountain Capital where he served as general counsel and chief compliance officer.
NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Lowenstein Sandler LLP announced that Edward S. Nadel is joining its Investment Management Group as Senior Counsel. Mr. Nadel was previously General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Star Mountain Capital, LLC, and, prior to that, was the Director of Alternative Investments at Credit Suisse. At Lowenstein Sandler, he will counsel clients on fund formation and structuring, fund transactions, and regulatory and compliance matters.
At Credit Suisse, Mr. Nadel was responsible for the structuring and development of private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds, joint ventures, funds of funds and employee plans. He played a key role in structuring the spin-offs of GSO Capital Partners and Candlewood Investment Group, as well as successful joint ventures with Global Infrastructure Partners and Reservoir Capital Group. He acted as Interim Chief Operating Officer of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, Credit Suisse’s leveraged buyout private equity group, and supported all fund formation activities for DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, DLJ Investment Partners (mezzanine private equity), DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, Credit Suisse Strategic Partners (secondary fund of funds), as well as the Customized Fund Investment Group (fund of funds). At Star Mountain, Mr. Nadel was responsible for all legal and compliance matters relating to the operation of a start-up private equity firm, including the development of new products, negotiating fund investments, ensuring compliance, and coordinating investment adviser registration.
“We are thrilled to have Ed join us, and he will be a valuable asset to our firm, serving our most sophisticated investment management clients,” said Robert G. Minion, partner and chair of Lowenstein Sandler’s Investment Management Group. “Ed has a long career advising many of the largest funds globally, is a leader in the industry, and we are delighted to welcome him to Lowenstein Sandler.”
“Lowenstein Sandler’s Investment Management practice is among the most respected and best known in the industry, and I am excited to work with its exceptional clients and attorneys,” said Mr. Nadel. “After many years at Credit Suisse, I am attracted to Lowenstein Sandler’s entrepreneurial culture and look forward to contributing to the growth of our Investment Management practice.”
Lowenstein Sandler’s Investment Management Group provides a full range of legal services to leading hedge funds, private equity funds, distressed debt funds, credit funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, funds of funds and other pooled investment vehicles, as well as to investment advisers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisers, broker-dealers and institutional investors.