Bryan Cave LLP
Elizabeth is co-leader of Bryan Cave’s private funds practice. She focuses her practice on private investment funds, investment management and corporate matters. She counsels sponsors of private investment funds, including private equity, venture capital funds, real estate private equity and hedge funds, in all stages of their business, including structuring onshore and offshore funds and upper-tier management entities, investment adviser registrations and exemptions, side letter negotiations and ongoing operations. She also represents institutional investors, including corporate and government pension plans, university and other endowments, with their alternative investments in private equity, venture capital, hedge funds and real estate. Recent fund launches have included venture capital, buyout, real estate and other private equity funds, fund of funds, direct debt, global long-short equity and have included structuring co-investments arrangements, offshore parallel fund structures and side car funds. Elizabeth also spent a significant portion of her career as in-house counsel at an asset manager in Denver supporting its institutional distribution division and private investment funds.