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Stephanie R. Breslow

Stephanie R. Breslow

Schulte Roth & Zabel

New York, NY, USA


Stephanie R. Breslow is a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel, where she is co-head of the Investment Management Group and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Operating Committee. Currently, Stephanie actively represents more than 50 fund complexes, and her practice includes investment management, partnerships and securities, with a focus on the formation of liquid-securities funds (including hedge funds, hybrid funds, credit funds and activist funds), private equity funds (including LBO, mezzanine, distressed, real estate and venture) as well as providing regulatory advice to investment managers. 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 funds of funds and other institutional investors in connection with their investment activities, including blockchain technology and virtual currency offerings and transactions.

Stephanie has received the highest industry honors. Among many other recent accomplishments, Stephanie was named to the inaugural Legal 500 Hall of Fame in the category of “Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds.” The Legal 500 Hall of Fame singled out Stephanie as among the select “individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.” Launched in 2017, the Hall of Fame highlights “the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession.”

Stephanie is also listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading LawyersChambers Global: The World’s Leading LawyersIFLR1000Best Lawyers in AmericaWho’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (which ranked her one of the world’s “Top Ten Private Equity Lawyers”), Who’s Who Legal’s “Thought Leaders,” Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers (which ranked her at the top of the world’s “Most Highly Regarded Individuals” list), Expert Guide to the Best of the Best USAExpert Guide to the World’s Leading Banking, Finance and Transactional Law Lawyers, Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law and PLC Cross-border Private Equity Handbook, among other leading directories. Stephanie was named the “Private Funds Lawyer of the Year” at the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2014 and the Euromoney Legal Media Group’s “Best in Investment Funds” at the inaugural Americas Women in Business Law Awards. Stephanie is also recognized as one of The Hedge Fund Journal’s 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds.

Recently serving as chair of the Private Investment Funds Subcommittee of the International Bar Association, Stephanie is a founding member and former chair of the Private Investment Fund Forum. Stephanie is highly sought-after speaker on fund formation and operation and compliance issues, and she regularly publishes articles on the latest trends in these areas.

Stephanie co-authored Private Equity Funds: Formation and Operation (Practising Law Institute) and Hedge Funds: Formation, Operation and Regulation (ALM Law Journal Press). She contributed a chapter on “Hedge Fund Investment in Private Equity” for inclusion in PLC Cross-border Private Equity Handbook 2005/06 (Practical Law Company), contributed a chapter on “Advisers to Private Equity Funds — Practical Compliance Considerations” for Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation, Volume 2 (Practising Law Institute), and wrote New York and Delaware Business Entities: Choice, Formation, Operation, Financing and Acquisitions (West) and New York Limited Liability Companies: A Guide to Law and Practice (West).

Stephanie earned her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and her B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University.

Stephanie R. Breslow is associated with the following items:
Treatise  Treatise Private Equity Funds: Formation and Operation (Second Edition) - Private Equity Funds: Formation and Operation
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Stephanie R. Breslow and Patrick Dundas, Recent Trends in Alternative Funds - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Schulte Roth & Zabel, Reminder, New Partnership Audit Tax Rules: Possible Changes to Fund Organizational and Disclosure Documents (November 22, 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Schulte Roth & Zabel, Alert, CFTC Provides Position Aggregation Relief for Private Fund Managers and Others (August 11, 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Stephanie R. Breslow and Phyllis Schwartz, Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (November 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Julian Rainero, Brian T. Daly, Marc E. Elovitz and Anna Maleva-Otto, Cross-Border Implementation of MiFID II Research Provisions, The Hedge Fund Journal (October 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Schulte Roth & Zabel, Alert, New DOL Rule: Subscription Document Supplement (June 9, 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Growing Interest in Cryptocurrencies: Q&A with SRZ’s Blockchain Technology & Digital Assets Group, The Hedge Fund Journal (November–December 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Schulte Roth & Zabel, Alert, Bitcoin Derivatives and Expanded CFTC Jurisdiction (November 14, 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Schulte Roth & Zabel, Alert, New DOL ERISA Fiduciary Regulation Takes Effect (at Least for Now) (June 2, 2017) - Investment Management Institute 2018, Thursday, March 22, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Issues of the Day for Alternative Asset Managers - Investment Management Institute 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Issues of the Day for Alternative Asset Managers - Issues of the Day for Alternative Asset Managers, Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Issues of the Day for Alternative Asset Managers - Issues of the Day for Alternative Asset Managers, Wednesday, May 02, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Issues of the Day for Alternative Asset Managers - Issues of the Day for Alternative Asset Managers, Wednesday, May 02, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Investment Management Institute 2018, Monday, May 07, 2018, New York, NY
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Advisers to Private Equity Funds—Practical Compliance Considerations - Investment Adviser Regulation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance and the Law (Third Edition), Thursday, October 25, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar All Star Business Development for Lawyers 2019, Thursday, March 14, 2019, New York, NY
Investment Management Institute 2019, Thursday, March 21, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast All Star Business Development for Lawyers 2019, Thursday, March 14, 2019, New York, NY
Investment Management Institute 2019, Thursday, March 21, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web All Star Business Development for Lawyers 2019, Thursday, March 14, 2019, Cleveland, OH
All Star Business Development for Lawyers 2019, Thursday, March 14, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA
All Star Business Development for Lawyers 2019, Thursday, March 14, 2019, Nashville, TN
All Star Business Development for Lawyers 2019, Thursday, March 14, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
All Star Business Development for Lawyers 2019, Thursday, March 14, 2019, Mechanicsburg, PA
Investment Management Institute 2019, Thursday, March 21, 2019, Cincinnati, OH
Investment Management Institute 2019, Thursday, March 21, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
Investment Management Institute 2019, Thursday, March 21, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA
Investment Management Institute 2019, Thursday, March 21, 2019, New Brunswick , NJ
Investment Management Institute 2019, Thursday, March 21, 2019, Cleveland, OH
Investment Management Institute 2019, Thursday, March 21, 2019, Mechanicsburg, PA
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