Stephanie R. Breslow is a partner in the New York office of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, co-head of the Investment Management Group and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Her practice includes investment management, partnerships and securities, with a focus on the formation of liquid-securities funds (including hedge funds and hybrid funds), private equity funds (including LBO, mezzanine, distressed, real estate and venture), and providing regulatory advice to investment managers and broker-dealers. She also represents fund sponsors and institutional investors in connection with seed-capital investments in fund managers and acquisitions of interests in investment management businesses, and represents funds of funds and other institutional investors in connection with their investment activities.
Recently named Secretary of the Investment Funds Committee of the International Bar Association, Stephanie is a founding member and former chair of the Private Investment Fund Forum, a member of the Advisory Board of Third Way Capital Markets Initiative, a member of the Board of Directors of 100 Women in Hedge Funds, and a former member of the Steering Committee of the Wall Street Fund Forum. She is listed in Chambers USA, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers, The Legal500 United States, Best Lawyers in America, America's Leading Lawyers, Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, IFLR Guides, and the PLC Cross-border Private Equity Handbook, among other leading directories.
Stephanie was also named one of The Hedge Fund Journals 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds.
A graduate of Harvard University and Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Stephanie co-authored Private Equity Funds: Formation and Operation (Practising Law Institute, 2009).