Stephanie W. Berdik - Partner

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Stephanie W. Berdik

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Boston
Phone: +1 617-385-7441
Fax: +1 617-385-7501
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Professional Profile

Stephanie Berdik is a partner in the Investment Funds Group in the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Stephanie’s practice focuses on advising U.S. and non-U.S. private investment fund sponsors on all aspects of their business, including establishment of private investment funds, portfolio investment activities, capital raising, fund regulatory and compliance matters and firm ownership and operational issues.

She has worked with a variety of private fund sponsors, including large, diversified asset managers as well as emerging managers, in connection with the formation and ongoing management of buyout, direct lending, liquid credit, special situations, distressed and venture funds. Stephanie also has extensive expertise advising sponsors on establishing managed accounts and single investor funds involving a variety of U.S. and non-U.S. institutional investors. 

Stephanie’s experience also includes representing institutional investors in their investments in U.S. and non-U.S. private investment funds, co-investment funds and managed accounts across a range of asset classes. 

Prior to joining Kirkland, Stephanie was a partner in the Private Investment Funds Group of Proskauer Rose LLP. She was previously a Vice President and Senior Counsel at State Street Global Advisors where she was responsible for providing legal advice regarding US institutional investment management services and products with a focus on product structuring and disclosure issues concerning commingled investment pools, managed accounts and private investment funds.


Other Distinctions

Massachusetts Super Lawyers: “Rising Stars” 2007, 2009


Seminars

Fundraising in ’17: The Terms Driving the LP-GP Dialogue, Women’s Private Equity Summit, 2017 

LPA Trends, EMPEA Latin America Council Meeting, September 2015


Prior Experience

Proskauer Rose LLP

Vice President and Senior Counsel, State Street Global Advisors

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