Ropes & Gray LLP
Sarah Davidoff is a partner in the Hedge Funds group at Ropes & Gray. Sarah counsels institutional and independent sponsors around the globe on the most advantageous ways to form, structure and re-organize hedge funds, private equity funds and real estate funds. She also regularly advises these clients on matters affecting their ongoing operations, including how best to structure compensation and related profit-sharing arrangements, and how to stay ahead of ongoing regulatory and compliance matters. A cross section of Sarah's recent innovative and significant matters includes: spinouts of teams from significant alternative asset management firms; designing and implementing a hedge fund replication program; advising long/short equity managers regarding expert network policies; structuring and launching an open-end real estate fund of funds designed for certain non-U.S. investors and providing advice related to investments made by such fund; re-structuring equity ownership across two management companies, several general partners and multiple carry vehicles of an alternative asset manager; and designing more than fifteen aggregation vehicles to allow U.S. high net worth clients of an institutional sponsor to invest in large and well-known hedge funds, real estate funds and private equity funds.
Sarah is a graduate of New York University School of Law (JD, 1996) and the University of Michigan (AB, with high distinction, 1993).