Jonathan M. Wainwright

Senior Counsel
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6122

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Family Office
  • Fund Formation
  • Investment Management
  • Investment Management Litigation
  • Investment Management Regulation & Compliance
  • Investment Management Transactions
  • Private Equity
 
University Yale University, B.A., with honors, 1965
 
Law SchoolNew York University School of Law, J.D., 1968
 
Admitted1968, New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
 
Biography

Jonathan Wainwright's practice is concentrated in the areas of investment management and alternative investment products. Jon focuses on structuring pooled investment entities, complex joint ventures, and transactions for private and public companies, merchant banks, investment managers and not-for-profit organizations. He also has extensive experience counseling private equity and investment funds, including partnerships, limited liability companies, and off-shore structures. He represents and counsels U.S. and non-U.S. clients, including not-for-profit organizations, in corporate governance matters, private placements of debt and equity securities, mergers, acquisitions, sales, leveraged buyouts, exchange offers and significant investment issues. His clients include domestic and off-shore banks, trust companies, hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate funds, and other investment managers, consulting firms, service companies, not-for-profit organizations and family offices.

Jon is a member of the Federal Bar Council. He serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Lighthouse Guild International and is a Director of The Nature Conservancy on Long Island. He also serves on the board of directors of a Florida based Trust Company, several investment advisory firms, several family offices and numerous closely-held U.S. companies and foreign corporations.

He earned a bachelor's degree, with honors, from Yale College and his J.D. from New York University School of Law. He has been with Cadwalader since 1968. After serving as a Cadwalader Partner for more than 32 years, in 2010 Jon was appointed a Senior Counsel of the Firm.

Jon is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

News Releases

• Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014 Jun 27, 2014

• Lighthouse International Elects Cadwalader's Wainwright as Vice-Chairman Mar 22, 2010

Recognition

• Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014 Jun 27, 2014

Clients & Friends Memos

• The SEC Approves Final Version of Form PF Oct 28, 2011

• SEC Adopts Dodd-Frank Act Investment Adviser Rules and Delays Implementation of Some Deadlines Jun 27, 2011

• The Dodd-Frank Act: How It Impacts Specific Institutions, Entities and Transactions Jun 22, 2011

• The Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers: Implications For Non-European Investment Managers Dec 17, 2010

• Hedge Fund Regulation Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Jul 20, 2010

• The Changing Face of Hedge Fund Regulation May 27, 2010

• House Regulatory Reform Bill May Impose Further Burdens On Large Funds Feb 04, 2010

 
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Jonathan M. Wainwright


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