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Jeanne M. Annarumma
Senior Counsel
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-7395
Fax: +1-212-455-2502
Jeanne M. Annarumma is Senior Counsel in the Firm’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice.  Jeanne works closely with the Firm's numerous private equity, hedge fund and leveraged buyout fund clients in order to assure qualification as “venture capital operating companies” and “real estate operating companies” or meet other available plan asset exceptions in order to avoid ERISA fiduciary and potential prohibited transaction concerns.  Jeanne also has experience advising on the issues that arise when assets of a fund do qualify as “plan assets,” including avoiding prohibited transactions and the heightened duties that apply to fiduciaries of plan assets.

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Education
  • Boston College, 1983
  • New York University School of Law, 1999 LL.M.
  • Brooklyn Law School, 1994 J.D.
    cum laude
Clerkships
  • The Honorable Roanne L. Mann in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (1995)
Admissions
  • New York 1995

Jeanne M. Annarumma is Senior Counsel at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP where she is a member of the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice. Jeanne works closely with the Firm's numerous onshore and offshore private equity, real estate, energy, infrastructure, debt, hedge and leveraged buyout fund clients. Jeanne’s practice focuses on the structuring and operation of private equity funds, investor negotiations in connection with fund raising activities, and ongoing compliance matters to assure qualification as “venture capital operating companies” and “real estate operating companies” or meet other available plan asset exceptions in order to avoid ERISA fiduciary responsibility and potential prohibited transaction concerns. Jeanne’s practice also includes representing clients on ERISA related issues that arise in a wide range of domestic and international private equity transactions including public-to-private transactions, portfolio acquisitions and financing, including fund level financing such as secured and unsecured subscription (or capital call) facilities.

Jeanne also has experience advising on the issues that arise when assets of a fund constitute “plan assets,” including avoiding prohibited transactions and the heightened duties that apply to fiduciaries of plan assets.

Jeanne received her B.A. from Boston College in 1983, her J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School in 1994, and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University Law School in 1999.  She was a law clerk for the Honorable Roanne L. Mann in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

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