Meir Lax’s practice focuses on investment management related matters, including the formation and management of real estate funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, venture funds, funds of funds, and other alternative investment vehicles. He has experience in a broad range of corporate, securities, and financial transactions. Mr. Lax routinely advises fund managers and financial institutions on legal, regulatory, and transactional matters associated with their investment management and related operations. In addition, he works with investors on structuring and negotiating potential investments in private funds and other investment vehicles. He has also advised a large registered clearing agency and its parent company and related businesses on a range of corporate and regulatory matters. Mr. Lax also maintains an active pro bono practice and is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.
Mr. Lax received his J.D. from Columbia Law School where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Tax Law and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
- Real Estate Fund Manager in the formation of, and ongoing transactional and regulatory matters related to, domestic real estate funds, offshore feeders, and REITs.
- Real Estate Fund Manager in the formation of, and ongoing transactional and regulatory matters related to, funds that focus on affordable housing.
- Fund of Funds Manager in the formation of, and ongoing transactional and regulatory matters related to, fund of funds employing various investment strategies (including public equities and real estate) and designed for different types of investors.
- Hedge Fund Manager in the formation, ongoing regulatory matters, and ultimately dissolution of a suite of domestic funds, offshore funds, and an ERISA-compliant fund.
- Leading boutique investment bank in the formation of a private equity fund.
- J.D., Columbia Law School, 2014, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
- B.A., Brooklyn College, 2010,
- New York