Linklaters Expands U.S. Investment Funds Practice with Hire of Two Market-Leading Partners

  • Jason L. Behrens and David C. Miller bring extensive experience with private equity and real estate fund sponsors and a variety of institutional investors 
  • The new hires further strengthen the firm’s New York investment funds capabilities

Linklaters is pleased to announce that Jason L. Behrens and David C. Miller have joined the firm’s New York office as partners in the Investment Funds group.

They have extensive experience representing private fund sponsors and institutional investors in connection with fund formation, the acquisition of portfolio investments and the implementation of exit strategies.

Jason L. Behrens centers his practice on the structuring, formation and negotiation of private closed ended funds. He deals regularly with sponsors raising funds in a variety of asset classes, including real estate and private equity. David C. Miller’s practice is focused on the representation of institutional investors and he regularly represents employee benefit plan trusts, funds of funds, foundations, endowments and family offices on their investment into funds and their secondary market transactions.

They both have joined from Schulte Roth & Zabel. Senior associate Jason D. Nussbaum and associate Elias N. Gurewitsch will also be joining Linklaters' Investment Funds practice from Schulte Roth & Zabel. 

Matthew Keogh Head of Linklaters’ Investment Funds group commented,

“Jason and David have substantive expertise and experience with a diverse mix of U.S. and international clients on both the sponsor and investor side will be an invaluable addition to our premier global investment funds platform and to our team in New York.”

They join a distinguished global Investment Funds group that maintains one of the deepest and most globally integrated funds practices in the world with experienced funds teams in London, Luxembourg, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. in addition to New York.

Tom Shropshire, Global Head of Linklaters’ U.S. practice added, 

“We are delighted to have them on board. Jason and David’s arrival continues the momentum we have built in the U.S., and we know Jason and David and their clients will benefit from Linklaters’ deep experience representing the full spectrum of clients active in the alternative investment space.”