Jennifer T. Harding

Partner

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  • JD, magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1995; Editor, Harvard Environmental Law Review ; Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology
  • BS, with Honors, Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario), 1992

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts
  • Honorable Levin H. Campbell, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association

Jennifer T. Harding

Partner

Jennifer Harding joined Ropes & Gray in 1996 and is a partner in the tax & benefits department. She focuses on transactional tax matters and structuring of private equity funds. Jennifer has substantial experience with tax-exempt organizations, leveraged buyout and hedge funds, private equity funds of funds, venture capital funds, private investments in corporations and partnerships, natural resource transactions and real estate transactions.

Experience

  • Structures acquisitions and dispositions of public and private operating businesses.
  • Represents leveraged buyout funds, venture capital funds and hedge funds in connection with fund formation and operations.
  • Advises on cross-border acquisitions and investments in Asia, South America, Eastern Europe and Australia.
  • Represents university endowments in connection with investment activity and charitable giving.
  • Advises private foundations on acquisitions and investments.
  • Structures seed investments in private funds.
  • Advises on real estate transactions, including the formation of REITs and 514(c)(9) partnerships.