According to sources, “She is incredibly strong, knowledgeable, and persistent.”Chambers USA 2021

Andrea J. Schwartzman

New York
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA

Andrea Schwartzman, former Global Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Investment Funds Practice, advises clients on the formation and ongoing operations of a broad range of private investment vehicles.

Nationally recognized as a leading investment funds lawyer, Ms. Schwartzman delivers practical and business-focused advice to private fund sponsors and asset managers at all stages and sizes, as well as institutional investors. She advises clients on various types of fund formation across a range of investment areas, including the buyout, energy and infrastructure, technology, and credit spaces.

Ms. Schwartzman’s work encompasses a variety of matters in the private capital space, including:

  • Fund formation
  • GP-led secondary transactions
  • Internal sponsor economic arrangements
  • Joint ventures
  • Strategic transactions, including the acquisition of investment managers

Ms. Schwartzman also frequently provides pro bono counsel to various nonprofit organizations on general business matters.

Ms. Schwartzman regularly speaks and writes on key issues concerning the investment funds space, including for leading industry conferences and publications.

Ms. Schwartzman previously served as Global Vice Chair of the Associates Committee.

Ms. Schwartzman’s representative clients include:

  • Alcentra
  • Consonance Capital Partners
  • Energy Capital Partners
  • Entrepreneurial Equity Partners
  • Global Infrastructure Partners
  • Great Hill Partners
  • IFM
  • Iron Park Capital Partners
  • M/C Partners
  • Radial Equity LP
  • Searchlight Capital Partners
  • Tetragon Financial Group
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