Scott A. Arenare is Senior Counsel and previously served as the firm’s General Counsel and a Partner in the Asset Management Department.  He focuses on private investment fund matters, operations, and regulatory and compliance issues.

He was previously a Managing Director, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and a member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus LLC, the global private equity firm.


  • Representation of investment manager in resolution of SEC allegations relating to policies and procedures designed to prevent the misuse of nonpublic information
  • Representation of investment manager in $500 million “fund of one” established to invest in U.S. energy opportunities, sponsored by Asian energy company, and numerous related energy investments
  • Representation of investment manager focused on real estate related investments in Latin America and other growth markets
  • Representation of fund-of-funds sponsor in formation of numerous private equity, hedge and credit vehicles
  • Representation of investment managers in SEC examinations and conducting mock examinations, including review of internal controls, policies and procedures
  • Representation of investment managers in SEC registration and reporting
  • Representation of global private equity firm in various investment and regulatory matters
  • Advice to numerous GCs and CCOs regarding transactional, operational, risk management, regulatory and compliance issues



Duke University School of Law, J.D. University of Pennsylvania, B.A.

Bar Admissions

New York, 1990

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