Darca L. Boom

Senior Funds Attorney

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  • JD, magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 1992; Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Law & Medicine
  • BA (Economics, Computer Science), cum laude, Williams College, 1987

Qualifications

  • Iowa, 2001
  • Massachusetts, 1992
  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa Bar Association
  • Polk County Women's Bar
  • Board of Directors, Des Moines Playhouse, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Board of Directors, Iowa Youth Chorus, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Former Director and President, Sayre Montessori School, West Des Moines, Iowa

Darca L. Boom

Senior Funds Attorney

Darca is a senior funds attorney practicing in the private funds investment group. She joined the tax and benefits group of Ropes & Gray in 1995, and developed a proficiency in employee benefits, focusing on the fiduciary aspects of plan investments and management. Darca rejoined the firm in 2005 following a two-year hiatus while she practiced at a Des Moines law firm. Since 2005 she has focused primarily on analyzing and negotiating private equity and other private investment opportunities for investing clients. Darca has extensive experience in representing US and international institutional and other investors (including sovereign wealth funds, funds-of-funds, endowments and private foundations) in all aspects of private equity investments in US and international opportunities, including investments in real estate funds, oil and gas funds, hedge funds, separately managed accounts, coinvestments and other private investment opportunities.

Experience

  • APG Asset Management
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • GIC Special Investments
  • Makena Capital
  • Sequoia Capital Heritage Fund
  • Stanford University
  • University of Southern California
Darca focuses on advising clients in all aspects of private equity investments and other private investment opportunities.