Jonathan A. Karen

Jonathan was recently featured in Law360 as a “2013 Rising Star,” which honored his work for several high-profile private equity clients in establishing multibillion-dollar fund formations. Jonathan is cited as a recommended private equity funds lawyer in The Legal 500 United States 2013 and in Who’s Who Legal 2012. Jonathan has also spoken about private funds at forums such as the International Bar Association’s Private Funds Conference in London as well as the New York City Bar Association. His published work includes articles in Private Equity International and Getting the Deal Through.

Jonathan also counsels investment firms on a wide variety of matters involving private funds, including internal economic arrangements for private fund sponsors, M&A transactions and strategic investments involving private fund sponsors, as well as joint ventures, spin-outs and other corporate transactions involving private investment funds.

Jonathan received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2001, where he edited the Annual Survey of American Law from 1999 to 2000. He received his B.A. from Duke University, cum laude, in 1998.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Investment Management M&A, 3) Private Funds and 4) Investment Funds
Law School New York University School of Law, 2001 J.D.
Admitted Year 1991
Education Duke University, 1998 B.A.
Most recent firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
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