Catherine Skulan is a partner in the asset management group. Catherine focuses on advising private investment fund sponsors ranging from large diversified asset managers to single-product firms. She has substantial experience in the formation and ongoing operation of closed-end and hybrid funds pursuing a variety of strategies across diverse geographies, including growth, venture, middle-market, buyout and special situations investment funds investing in North America, Europe and Asia. Catherine also advises clients on managed accounts, continuation transactions and co-investment vehicles.

Catherine provides valuable counsel to asset manager clients on their upper-tier arrangements, including GP stakes transactions and bespoke employee investment vehicles. Clients rely on her for day-to-day advice on operational and compliance matters addressing conflicts, disclosure and other ongoing concerns.

Catherine also advises clients on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters and on California laws that affect asset managers, including lobbying laws, fee disclosure requirements and state privacy laws.


Representative Clients

  • Altimeter Capital Management
  • Asia Alternatives Management
  • Bain Capital
  • Dragoneer Investment Group
  • Tensile Capital
  • Tribe Capital 

Areas of Practice