Larissa Marcellino is a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, where she is a member of the Firm’s Private Equity Practice Group. She is part of the Asset Management Department and Corporate & Financial Services Department.

Larissa counsels sponsors on a broad range of business and transactional matters, from fund launches, separately managed accounts, M&A/investment acquisitions, divestitures, and co-investments, as well as internal management and GP carry arrangements, and regulatory and compliance issues.  She regularly advises senior management and boards of directors on strategic and corporate governance matters.


Prior to joining Willkie in 2022, Larissa previously served as General Counsel of Aquiline Capital Partners, a New York and London-based private investment firm. During her tenure there, Larissa advised Aquiline on fund formation, fund counseling, regulatory, co-investment and M&A matters across Aquiline’s private equity, venture and credit strategies.  Prior to joining Aquiline in 2018, Larissa focused on private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions at another large international law firm.



McGill University, B.C.L., 2011 McGill University, LLB, 2011 McGill University, B.A., 2008

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