Brigid K. Hurley

Senior Funds Attorney

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  • JD, summa cum laude, Boston College Law School, 1992; John W. Smith Award for Highest Academic Rank; Note Editor, Boston College Law Review; St. Thomas More Honor Society
  • BA (English), summa cum laude, Boston College, 1988; Phi Beta Kappa

Qualifications

  • New York, 1993
  • Massachusetts, 1992
  • American Bar Association, Tax section
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Women’s Business Center at Canisius College (2003-2005)
  • Co-Chair, St. Gregory the Great Catholic Charities Appeal (2005-2008)
  • Board Member and Former President, St. Gregory the Great School Board

Brigid K. Hurley

Senior Funds Attorney

Brigid Hurley is a Senior Funds Attorney practicing in the Private Investment Funds Group. She joined Ropes & Gray in 1992 and developed a proficiency in employee benefits, focusing on all aspects of qualified plans and executive compensation for non-profit and for-profit entities.

Brigid rejoined the firm in 2004 following a two-year hiatus during which she practiced law at a Buffalo, NY law firm. She now focuses primarily on analyzing and negotiating private equity and other private investment opportunities for investing clients. Brigid has extensive experience in representing US and international institutional and other investors (including fund of funds, endowments and private foundations) in investing in private investment funds, both in primary and secondary transactions, as well as separately managed accounts. Brigid also has been involved in the on-going representation of private investment funds.

Experience

  • Makena Capital
  • Harvard University
  • Columbia University
  • J. Paul Getty Trust
  • The Hewlett Foundation
  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • California Endowment
  • Kamehameha Schools

Publications

  • Co-author, Taxation of Distributions from Qualified Plans (Warren Gotham & Lamont 2003/2004)
  • Major Contributor, 358-3 T.M. Cash or Deferred Arrangements, by David L. Raish (BNA 1997)