Timothy "Tim" Clark

Timothy "Tim" Clark


Recognized since 2017

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

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Tim Clark is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity group and a member of the firm’s Private Investment Funds practice. He has represented a wide range of private equity clients, including private equity and other alternative managers operating in the buyout, growth equity, credit, distressed/special situation, secondary, real asset (including energy and agribusiness) and venture capital sectors. His clients include established managers raising funds across multiple asset classes and strategies as well as first-time and emerging managers raising more targeted fund products.

Recognized as a leading investment funds lawyer, Mr. Clark has significant experience working with funds operating and raising capital in different geographies, including the United States/North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. His work includes the full spectrum of private equity fund formation and manager activities, including formation of new firms and manager joint ventures; fund structuring; capital raising; carry and other incentive programs; Investment Advisers Act and Investment Company Act advice; fund subscription facilities and fund liquidity transactions; secondary transactions including portfolio sales and purchases, GP restructurings and stapled secondaries; GP stakes transactions; and firm transition planning.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2019, Mr. Clark was a partner at Sidley Austin LLP, where he co-headed the Private Equity Fund Formation practice.


  • The New York Times Building
    620 Eighth Avenue
    New York, NY 10018


  • New York University, J.D., graduated 1988
  • Wesleyan University, B.A., graduated 1985

Bar Admissions

  • New York, Admitted

New York, New York

159 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

109 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Additional Areas of Practice:

  • Corporate Law


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