McDermott Expands Investment Funds Practice


McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that Erica Moscarello has joined its Transactions Practice Group in New York to support strategic growth in the Firm’s investment funds capabilities and its ability to assist clients in fund formation, structuring and operation as well as regulatory and compliance issues.

Erica handles matters relating to domestic and offshore private investment funds, funds of funds and other private investment funds, including hedge, private equity, debt and real estate funds. She has deep experience advising clients on formation and structuring, federal and state registration, regulatory compliance, reporting obligations, operational issues and management company governance. Erica also counsels sophisticated investors in connection with their investments into private funds.

Erica will work closely with Ian Schwartz, head of McDermott’s Investment Funds Practice. The addition of Erica continues to strengthen and expand the Firm’s market-leading fund formation offerings across its global platform.

“We work with sophisticated clients who expect us to deliver for them on a range of complex investment fund matters,” said Ian. “Erica’s experience and breadth of knowledge covers the full spectrum of the asset classes of private funds and clients with which McDermott works, guaranteeing she’ll be an immediate and welcome asset to the Firm’s clients and her colleagues.”

“I know that here at McDermott, I’ll be working with leading funds, investment advisers, limited partners and sponsors and collaborating with creative and passionate lawyers committed to making a difference for their clients,” Erica said. “I’m excited to roll up my sleeves and contribute meaningfully to an important focus area of the Firm.”

Erica comes from Proskauer Rose LLP where she was a member of the Investment Funds Group. She has been recognized by Legal 500 in Investment Fund Formation & Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds.

She received her BA from the University of Michigan and her JD from Fordham University School of Law.

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