David Nestler is a member of the Firm’s Investment Funds Group. He counsels private fund clients in connection with the formation and operation of private investment funds as well as legal, regulatory and compliance issues faced by their sponsors. He has served as legal counsel to numerous institutional and boutique sponsors across a spectrum of investment strategies, including buyout, real estate, credit, growth equity and venture capital, co-investment, fund-of-funds, and secondaries. He also represents clients in connection with the formation of managed accounts, funds-of-one, joint ventures, and other bespoke investment vehicles and products.
David also specializes in representing investors in the acquisition and disposition of private investment fund interests, both on a primary basis and in secondary market transactions as well as advising investment professionals in connection with their employment arrangements with fund sponsors. He advises on the organization and documentation of internal firm arrangements and has also worked on a variety of other corporate transactional matters, such as strategic management company investments, emerging company representations and venture capital transactions.
David maintains an active pro bono practice counseling local entrepreneurs and small businesses, and he regularly works with the Volunteers of Legal Service – Microenterprise Project as well as New York Law School’s Nonprofit and Small Business Clinic.
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