Jefferey LeMaster is a partner in the New York office of Clifford Chance and a member of the firm's Funds & Investment Management practice. He advises hedge funds and private equity funds, as well as registered investment companies.
Jeff’s experience is predominantly related to investment management, with a particular focus on the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Jeff regularly advises sponsors of both private equity and hedge funds on organizational and regulatory issues, including aspects related to investment adviser registration, FINRA “new issues” and the Volcker Rule. Additionally, his work has included the formation and representation of U.S. registered closed-end investment companies, exchange-traded funds and the representation of underwriters in initial public offerings.