David Nestler - McDermott Will & Emery


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.

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  • Chambers USA, Private Equity: Fund Formation, Up and Coming, 2023-2024
  • Legal 500 US, Recommended, 2022–2024
  • IFLR1000, Private Equity Funds, 2023


George Washington University Law School, JD, 2012
Trinity College, BA, with honors, 2008

New York