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Elaine Hughes

Partner

New York

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Elaine Hughes

Partner

New York

Elaine’s practice focuses on credit funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, venture funds, funds of funds, and other pooled investment vehicles. Her clients include leading U.S. and global funds and investment managers.

Elaine has experience in the formation, structuring and operation of U.S.-based and offshore investment vehicles, joint ventures, managed accounts, and other alternative investments. Her advice includes structuring transactions, devising shareholder and partnership arrangements, providing regulatory advice to investment advisers, as well as corporate transactional advice and strategic alliances.

Elaine is a thought leader in her field and is regularly invited to speak on the topic of private funds and investments. She also previously served as committee co-chair for the National Venture Capital Association Model Legal Document Working Group.

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Elaine Hughes

News: 05 September 2023

Allen & Overy enhances Funds and Asset Management practice with partner Elaine Hughes

Allen & Overy (“A&O”) today announced that Elaine Hughes has joined the firm as a partner in its U.S. Funds and Asset Management practice based in the New York office. Elaine has over two decades of…

Read more Allen & Overy enhances Funds and Asset Management practice with partner Elaine Hughes

Expertise

Sectors

Private Capital

Office

New York

1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2024

Admitted: State Bar of New York

Admitted: State Bar of New Jersey

Admitted: State Bar of Massachusetts

Academic

J.D., Boston College Law School, magna cum laude, 1998

B.A., Harvard University, cum laude, 1995