Mark Proctor is a partner in the Asset Management Department. Mark advises private fund managers on structuring, establishing, and operating private investment funds, including blind pools, co-investment funds, pledge funds, single investment funds and other investment vehicles. Mark also represents fund managers on their internal structuring and compensation matters, and frequently advises clients in connection with co-investments and seed investments in asset managers, as well as buyers and sellers in secondary market transactions involving private fund interests and portfolios of assets held by private funds. Mark’s practice extends beyond fund managers to include institutional investors and family offices in connection with their investments in various private equity vehicles.
Chambers USA (2021) recognizes Mark nationally among the leading practitioners in the area of Investment Funds: Private Equity Fund Formation.
Prior to joining Willkie in 2018, Mark was a partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP. Prior to that he served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Goldman, Sachs & Co., and advised businesses in Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. and the Merchant Banking Division.
Additionally, Mark served as law clerk to The Honorable Gary L. Taylor, United States District Court for the Central District of California (2002–2003).