David Kurlander


Dave Kurlander concentrates his practice on representing private fund sponsors in structuring and forming private investment funds, raising capital from investors and deploying capital into portfolio companies.  He has extensive experience working with sponsors to establish and operate domestic and international private investment funds, co-investment and other related investment vehicles and separate account arrangements.  His practice covers private equity, venture capital, private credit, real estate, hedge and other similar asset classes, and he regularly advises clients on fund structuring and formation, negotiating side letters with investors and ongoing fund administration.  

In addition to his sponsor-side work, Dave has extensive experience representing institutional investors, including public retirement systems, funds of funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and family offices in connection with investments in private funds, bespoke investment vehicles, co-investments, secondaries transactions, various kinds of separate accounts and seed and other strategic investments..  
He also represents fund sponsors deploying capital into portfolio companies, and has experience with acquisitions, joint ventures, equity investments and other similar transactions.

Bar admissionsNew YorkPennsylvania
  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2014
    cum laude
  • B.A., Fairfield University 2011



Prior Experience

Prior to joining the firm, David worked as an attorney at a large, alternative asset manager affiliated with an international bank. During that time, he focused on structuring and launching hedge funds and negotiating and documenting a variety of derivatives transactions.