Yasho Lahiri Joins Kramer Levin as Partner in Fund Formation Practice

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yasho Lahiri has joined Kramer Levin as a partner in the firm’s New York office. He will practice in the Investment Management group, broadening its private fund formation practice.

For more than two decades, Mr. Lahiri has played an integral role in launching traditional and innovative private investment funds and other alternative investment vehicles. He has advised sponsors of private equity funds, credit funds, venture capital funds, infrastructure funds, hedge funds, cryptocurrency and other virtual asset funds, and funds focused on making positive social impacts and ameliorating climate change.

Kramer Levin co-managing partners Paul H. Schoeman and Howard T. Spilko said, “Yasho’s fund formation experience broadens our fund formation practice and will realize synergies between our Investment Management group and our other destination practices — in particular, Private Equity, Banking and Finance, Securitization, Restructuring, Insurance and Derivatives — adding value in all of these areas for our clients.”

Yasho is a highly experienced, creative fund formation attorney, with particular strength in developing innovative fund structures, along with a broad range of traditional fund structures,” said Corporate Chair Ernest S. Wechsler. “We are confident that Yasho will provide significant value to a broad range of fund sponsor clients.”

I am excited to join Kramer Levin,” said Mr. Lahiri. “The firm’s broad and growing practice representing sponsors of private equity, credit and other funds represents an exciting platform on which to continue growing my fund formation practice.”

Mr. Lahiri earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. from Emory University.

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Jennifer Manton

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP



Peter Pochna

Rubenstein for Kramer Levin



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