Marco V. Masotti - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Marco V. Masotti

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 212-373-3034

Marco V. Masotti is a member of the firm’s Management Committee, deputy chair of the Corporate Department and co-head of the Private Funds Group. He is recognized as one of the country’s leading lawyers in the alternative asset management industry. Marco has a unique profile in the marketplace as an adviser to a wide variety of investment funds, including buyout funds, credit funds, hedge funds, hybrid funds, seed capital funds, infrastructure funds, real assets funds and funds of funds. He also advises on the full spectrum of investment management M&A transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, majority and minority stake investments and spin-outs.

Additional Information

Experience — Marco represents some of the largest and most well-known alternative asset managers, including: Apollo; Avenue; Blackstone/GSO; Clearlake; General Atlantic; Harvest; Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts; KPSOak Hill; Oaktree; Reservoir; Roark; ValueAct; Värde; and Wellspring. He has also assisted with a number of investment management transactions, including: Avenue Capital/Morgan Stanley; Oak Hill Advisors/iStar; Ore Hill/Man Group; Quellos/BlackRock; and R3/Lehman/BlackRock. In addition, Marco acts as an adviser to many founders and partners of alternative asset managers, including his recent representation of former Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner in connection with his joining a major private equity firm.
University of Virginia School of LawLL.M 1992

Client Comments

"Marco Masotti is a top-notch lawyer. He is very responsive and offers practical advice and deep expertise in private equity and hedge fund matters."

"Marco is a terrific attorney. He is highly knowledgeable and can explain complex matters in easily understood language. His demeanor is calm, professional, and reassuring. He does not shy away from giving specific answers and concrete legal advice."

-Steven Price
FiveWire Media, LLC

"Marco Masotti draws upon vast experience serving a broad-based and demanding alternative investor client base. This experience combined with strong client dedication, commercial sensibilities, and the backup of a talented team make Marco a tremendous resource to our organization."

-William H. Bohnsack, Jr.
Oak Hill Advisors, L.P.

Office Location

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
United States

Practice Areas

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law (Hedge Funds, Investment Management, Leveraged Buyouts, Limited Partnerships, Private Equity Funds)