Jason L. Behrens centers his practice on the structuring, formation and negotiation of private equity and hedge funds. He has represented a wide variety of fund sponsors, asset managers and institutional investors in all stages of private equity funds, real estate funds, secondaries funds, funds of funds and other alternative asset classes, both domestically and internationally. He deals regularly with issues relating to the Securities Act, the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, ERISA and tax. He also has significant private equity, venture capital and mergers and acquisitions transactional experience.

Jason has represented investment funds sponsored by, among others, Arcis Group, DRA Advisors, GE Asset Management (now State Street Global Advisors), The Energy & Minerals Group, Hemisferio Sul Investimentos, LCN Capital Partners, The Praedium Group, Prosperitas Investimentos, Ram Realty Services, VCFA Group and Westport Capital Partners. He also represents institutional investors in connection with their investment activities. He received his B.S. from Cornell University and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

Publications

“LPAs: Finding the Right Balance,” Private Equity International, January 2018 (co-author)

Speaking Engagements

“Trends in Fund Governance & Economics,” FEA Private Equity Meeting, New York, March 2016

Distinctions

  • The Legal 500 US

Prior Experience

  • ACE Portal, Inc.    
    • General Counsel, 2013-2015