Michelle E.P. Nuñez counsels private funds, investment advisers, and institutional investors on U.S. legal and regulatory matters. She is a partner in the firm’s Fund Formation & Investment Management Practice.
Michelle advises clients on a variety of matters relating to private fund formation and private fund investments, including structuring and forming unregistered funds, regulatory and compliance of existing funds, fund governance, investment adviser compliance, and evaluation of potential private fund investments. She advises fund sponsors and fund investors across a broad spectrum of size, maturity, and asset class, including closed-end, open-end, and hybrid funds. In addition, Michelle advises impact investment-focused advisers on the legal and regulatory issues surrounding launching private funds that focus on achieving social benefit as well as financial returns, with a particular interest in funds designed to provide capital to women- and minority-owned enterprises.
Michelle also has extensive experience in the application of U.S. laws to non-U.S. investment advisers and their clients, having spent two years in London counseling European and Middle Eastern investment managers on the application of U.S. securities laws to the distribution of fund interests to U.S. investors and investments in U.S.-listed equities.
Michelle is a member of the firm’s Recruiting Committee and Pro Bono Committee.
Presentations and Publications
- Author, “The Bespoke Solution – Advantages and Challenges in Tailoring Single Investor Funds,” Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Daily (August 28, 2015)
- Author, “Private Equity Portfolio Company Political Activity” The Journal of Private Equity, 19(3), 51-54 (January 29, 2020)