Jessica Marlin is a senior associate in the asset management practice group in New York, and she advises private funds, including hedge funds, credit funds, and hybrid funds, and their sponsors on all aspects of their businesses. Jessica also regularly represents institutional investors in connection with their investments in private funds. Jessica also advises private fund clients on various compliance and regulatory matters.
Jessica’s experience includes negotiating various contractual arrangements, including seed deals, bespoke employment agreements, secondary purchases of private equity fund interests, co-investment deals, separate account advisory agreements, and administration and other service provider agreements. Additionally, Jessica has advised clients with a wide range of investment strategies, including impact and ESG, credit, long only, long/short, macro, tail risk, activist, and CLO management. Jessica supports clients in their initial registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Form ADV preparation and amendments, and routine regulatory exams. Jessica also spent part of her legal career as the sole in house counsel to a large, well-known activist investment manager advising on all aspects of their business.
Jessica was also previously seconded to PIMCO to support their alternatives legal team.
During law school, Jessica served in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Chief Counsel in the Division of Investment Management as part of its Summer Honors Program.