Leor Landa is a partner in Davis Polk’s Investment Management/Private Funds Group. He advises a wide range of private investment funds, including private equity funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, real estate funds, secondary funds, funds of funds, fund and advisory platforms and asset allocation products, on fund formation, governance arrangements, transactions, and regulatory and compliance matters. Mr. Landa is also a leader in the secondaries space, having steered many complicated GP-led fund restructurings and significant, structured secondaries transactions. Mr. Landa also represents several large institutional investors that invest in private funds.
Mr. Landa is recognized as a leading fund formation lawyer in many national and international industry publications, including:
IFLR’s Guide to the World’s Leading Private Equity Lawyers and the IFLR1000
The Legal 500 U.S.
Who’s Who Legal–International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers and International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers
World’s Leading Private Equity Lawyers
World’s Leading Investment Funds Lawyers
Best of the Best USA
Chambers USA notes that Mr. Landa has “broad and deep experience across private investment funds of all types,” and “can provide a blended perspective” which “is informed by a range of clients.” One Chambers commentator described Mr. Landa as an “unbelievable attorney in investment management and a great negotiator for fund formation," while another praised: “… he’s one of the leading funds lawyers in the country. I get thorough, expert advice in a timely way whenever I need input.”
Representative private fund clients have included: Credit Suisse, Avenue Capital, Mudrick Capital, Hitchwood Capital, Perella Weinberg Partners, Reverence Capital, Czech Asset Management, Citadel, CPPIB, Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan.