Arina Lekhel

Arina Lekhel’s practice focuses on formation and ongoing representation of private investment funds and their management.

Practice & Background

Ms. Lekhel has significant experience with committed funds, hedge funds and hybrid funds pursuing a variety of investment strategies including distressed, event-driven, asset-backed, macro, emerging markets, real estate and funds of funds. She also represents institutional investors and foundations investing in such funds. Ms. Lekhel regularly advises management companies, including registered investment advisers, in connection with internal structuring issues such as mergers, spin-offs, profit sharing arrangements and seeding transactions.

Ms. Lekhel received her B.A. summa cum laude in 1996 from the University of Arizona and her J.D. in 1999 from the Vanderbilt University School of Law, where she was an editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law and a recipient of an annual prize for the best published student note.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Emerging Markets Funds Transactions, 2) Energy and Natural Resources Funds, 3) Fund Manager Transactions, 4) Hedge Funds, 5) Investment Adviser and Fund Compliance, 6) Investor Representation, 7) Private Equity Funds and 8) Investment Management
Law School Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D.,1999
Education University of Arizona, summa cum laude, B.A., 1996
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP
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