Andrew James Lom is a partner in the New York office and United States co-head of the Asset and Wealth Management International Business Group. He represents family offices, asset managers, investment funds, and institutional investors on transactional and regulatory matters.
Andrew advises clients on fund formations, private equity and debt transactions, cross-border structuring, co-investments and joint ventures, investment due diligence, side letter negotiations, venture capital financings, trading and derivatives transactions, structured products, investment adviser registration, and ongoing SEC and related regulatory compliance. Building on his engineering background, Andrew also works with clients to develop innovative products and services relating to cryptocurrency, blockchain and smart contracts. Many clients seek Andrew's thoughtful and practical guidance with respect to governance and fiduciary issues, succession planning, service provider relationships and other significant business decisions.
Andrew has been recognized by the National Law Journal as a 2018 trailblazer in Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech. He is the Chair of the American Bar Association's Family Office Subcommittee and is an active participant in the New York Alternative Investment Roundtable and the Managed Funds Association's Outside Counsel Forum. In addition, Andrew is a contributor to the Financial Services: Regulation Tomorrow blog, which provides insight and commentary on the global financial regulatory environment.Andrew graduated with a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and has an A.B., with honors, in engineering and economics from Brown University. He has prior experience in state consumer protection enforcement and worked as a financial and technical analyst for an energy/emissions broker.