Laura Friedrich is a partner in the Asset Management Department. Laura has extensive experience in the fund formation area, representing US domestic and international private investment fund sponsors, distributors and investors on formation, investment and regulatory matters. She advises US and international private equity, venture capital and hedge funds and their sponsors, with investments in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, working with both fund sponsors and investors in fundraising efforts for multibillion-dollar funds, as well as middle market, regional and sector-specific funds. She has represented sponsors across a variety of asset categories, including buyout, real estate, funds of funds, debt, energy, infrastructure, transportation and media.
Laura also counsels funds and their sponsors on a broad range of business and transactional matters (including co-investments), internal management, and regulatory and compliance issues.
Chambers USA (2022) ranks Laura among the leading individuals practicing in the area of Private Equity: Fund Formation. She is also recognized as a leading practitioner in Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law by Best Lawyers in America (2022) and named as one of the Top 100 Female Lawyers in Latin America by Latinvex (2021, 2018 & 2017).