Arthur L. Zwickel

Arthur Zwickel, a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department, practices in the area of securities, corporate and investment management law. Mr. Zwickel’s practice focuses on structuring and organizing both registered and private investment funds, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, hybrid funds and fund-of-funds. He also counsels investment advisers and broker-dealers on federal and state regulatory issues, including SEC, CFTC, FINRA and NFA rules, and advises them on all aspects of their ongoing operations. Mr. Zwickel frequently assists spinout and startup asset management firms in all facets of their organization, including investment adviser registration, preparing and negotiating agreements among the owners, and seed capital transactions. Mr. Zwickel also advises a variety of institutional investors in connection with their investments into alternative investment funds.

Mr. Zwickel also has experience representing privately held, emerging growth, and publicly traded companies in a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private placements, and public offerings.

Before attending law school, Mr. Zwickel worked for the accounting firm of Spicer & Oppenheim as an accountant concentrating in the audits of investment funds and commodities and securities brokers and dealers. Between February 2000 and September 2003, Mr. Zwickel served as Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel for two venture-backed companies in Silicon Valley.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Mergers and Acquisitions, 2) Corporate, 3) Investment Management and 4) Private Investment Funds
Law School Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 1993
Education Loyola Marymount University, B.S., 1986
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Paul Hastings LLP
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