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Amanda H. McGovern
 

Amanda H. McGovern

Counsel
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Fax: +1-212-455-2502
Counsel in the Firm’s Private Funds Practice, Amanda McGovern has over eighteen years of fund formation experience representing both general partners and limited partners.  Amanda concentrates her practice on the formation and operation of private equity funds, hedge funds, co-investment funds, funds-of-one and other similar custom arrangements. She also advises family offices on the formation and ongoing management of family offices and concentrates her practice on complex regulatory matters, including compliance with or exemption from registration under the Advisers Act, as well as the structuring of acquisitions of other investment managers.

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Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law, 2001 J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1995 B.A.
    magna cum laude
  • University of Oxford, Somerville College,
Admissions
  • New York 2002
  • Hong Kong 2011
Counsel in the Firm’s Private Funds Practice, Amanda McGovern has over eighteen years of fund formation experience representing both general partners and limited partners.   Amanda concentrates her practice on the formation and operation of private equity funds, hedge funds, co-investment funds, funds-of-one and other similar custom arrangements.   She also advises family offices on the formation and ongoing management of family offices and concentrates her practice on complex regulatory matters, including compliance with or exemption from registration under the Advisers Act, as well as the structuring of acquisitions of other investment managers.

Amanda manages the Firm’s World Sky resources and specializes in advising clients on matters related to global offerings of private funds. She also has significant experience in representing limited partners in connection with their investments into private equity funds, and her experience includes the representation of certain universities, foundations, cultural institutions, family offices and sovereign wealth funds.   

Amanda has been with the Firm since 2001 and was previously based in the Firm’s Hong Kong office from 2008 to 2015. She is admitted to the Hong Kong Law Society as a Solicitor and is also admitted to practice law in the State of New York. She received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude.
 

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